Work Group 5: Apprehending, Investigating, and Prosecuting

Chaired by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (Erica Mortonson)

  • Focused on combating the overall lack of education on how to properly investigate and prosecute sexual exploitation cases in Georgia.
  • Initiatives –
    • Work Group 5 continues to partner with Street Grace, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr’s office to provide a comprehensive training to law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, first responders and victim specialists throughout the state on how to recognize and handle cases involving suspected commercial sexual exploitation of children and adults.
    • This full day training will be delivered to five regions in the 2020 year: Tifton, Forsyth (GPSTC), Gwinnett, Augusta, and Savannah.