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Human Trafficking: Yes, in Your Backyard

While still remaining largely invisible, human trafficking occurs in backyards all over the world. We continue to work to increase awareness of where it occurs, what it looks like, and what to do about what we see. Read More

Staggering Statistics

We have an amazing capacity for self deceit. Not in my backyard? The statistics prove otherwise. Dr. Patrick's columns on human trafficking are sobering. They bring to light the dreadful reality that this heinous crime takes place in our backyards and in our most affluent communities. Most eye opening is that our Nation's Capitol is in the top twenty human trafficking districts. As a resident of San Diego, I'm grateful to have Dr. Patrick raising awareness not only in our local community, but also our global community. Another great article by Dr. Patrick!

In My Backyard!

An informative and credible column about the fact that human trafficking can happen anywhere. And, a valuable reminder that we all need to be diligent, even in our own neighborhoods, when it comes to being watchful for "invisible chains". Unfortunately, the city in which I live is in the "top ten" for this disturbing activity and lawlessness. Thank you, Dr. Patrick, for your insight, your skillful use of references, and for not only compassionately caring about the victims, but also for prosecuting the perpetrators and putting them where they need to be – jail!

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Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. is a career trial attorney and an expert in criminal law. She is co-author of the New York Times bestseller, "Reading People."

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