Human trafficking

Runners to the rescue

One of the more unnerving things about human trafficking is that it could conceivably take place on any street corner in any city. In fact, some reports have had Sacramento as the ...

County staffs human trafficking special investigative unit

Sexual slavery and forced labor, the most common motivators for human trafficking, occur in Placer County more often than you may think. Arrests in both Penryn and Auburn occurre ...

Sex-trafficking victim speaks out

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series looking at how sex trafficking hits closer to home. Less than a month ago, Jane Doe (name changed to protect identity), 19, ...

Organization aims for stricter human-trafficking penalties

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series looking at how sex trafficking hits closer to home. For a first-hand account from a sex trafficking victim see Sunday’s Jo ...