Copley, Waldo H.
Thesis Committee Member(s)
College for Professional Studies
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The focus of this project is looking at current programs in the Denver area that work in some capacity to combat human trafficking. Research suggests that Denver is a huge drop off point for victims due to a major international airport and two major cross-country highways intersecting in the middle of downtown Denver. While the project does not provide any conclusive evidence, the numbers presented do show that perhaps there is a correlation between the establishment of these programs and an increase in arrest rates for certain charges. While one program focuses more on services and aiding the victims of trafficking, the other focuses on awareness and training related to trafficking. A combination of these two organizations may very well have contributed to the growing awareness in the state of Colorado, and in turn, there has been an increase in arrests for charges related to trafficking.
Date of Award
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Hausken, Janecke, "A Crime Hidden in Plain Sight: a Review of Programs that Address Human Trafficking in Colorado" (2014). Student Publications. 213.