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BJA Human Trafficking Task Force Initiative FY09 Supplemental Funding

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $200,000)

Under this award, the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice will further develop and operate a victim centered human trafficking task force in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney's Office, Federal law enforcement, and their Office for Victims of Crime Human Trafficking Services provider to identify and rescue victims of human trafficking and to proactively investigate human trafficking and prosecute traffickers. The primary goal of this program is to identify and rescue foreign victims of trafficking through a victim centered, proactive investigation strategy. The secondary goal is the interdiction of trafficking and the successful prosecution of traffickers.

The stated purpose of the Colorado Human Trafficking Task Force is to provide for the enhancement and operation of Colorado's multi-jurisdictional victim-centered task force and identify and rescue foreign victims of trafficking through proactive investigations and prosecution of traffickers. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 17, 2009