Work Group 5: Apprehending, Investigating, and Prosecuting

General Target Population: Traffickers and solicitors/purchasers who have committed criminal acts of exploitation.​

General Factors Addressed: Criminal activity regarding the sexual exploitation of children throughout the State of Georgia.

General Focus of Projects: Enforcement measures to apprehend, investigate, and prosecute. 

Project Name: “Human Trafficking Training for Law Enforcement and Judical Professionals."

Target Groups: 1) Prosecutors; 2) Judges; 3) Law Enforcement; 4) School Resource Officers

Target Risk Factors Addressed: Lack of education on how to properly identify, investigate, and prosecute CSEC cases in Georgia.

Goals and Objectives:  1) Develop a standardized, statewide training curriculum; 2) Conduct a comprehensive training throughout the state of Georgia.

Description of Project: Facilitating a comprehensive 8-hour, 13-module training intended for law enforcement, prosecutorial, and judicial professionals on how to identify, investigate, and prosecute Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) cases in 5 cities throughout the State of Georgia: Forsyth, Marietta, Ringgold, Gainesville, and Augusta.