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Federal Prosecution of Human Trafficking, 2001-2005

NCJ Number
215248
Date Published
October 2006
Author(s)
Mark A. Motivans, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics; Tracey Kyckelhahn, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Presents Federal criminal case processing statistics on peonage and slavery statutes in the U.S. criminal code with a focus on human trafficking offenses created by Congress in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000.
Abstract

Presents Federal criminal case processing statistics on peonage and slavery statutes in the U.S. criminal code with a focus on human trafficking offenses created by Congress in the Trafficking in Victims Protection Act of 2000. The report includes national data on the number and type of human trafficking offenders referred to and prosecuted by U.S. attorneys. It describes human trafficking case processing, including number of convictions and types of sentences imposed. Data are presented on matters referred by investigating law enforcement agency and Federal judicial district. This is a web only document.

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