Category Archives: Human Trafficking

Victim’s Advocates in the Courtroom — SEA 138

I.C. 34-60-1-4 will be added on July 1, 2014, to allow victim advocates to attend a civil proceeding (which presumably includes CHINS/TPR and juvenile delinquency proceedings), sit with the victim, and confer with the victim if necessary. I.C. 34-60-1-1 describes … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking — Not Just a Big City Problem

Human trafficking investigations can happen anywhere.  In 2008, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and local law enforcement raided two massage parlors in Richmond, Indiana, a town with a population of approximately 35,000 along I-70.  Four Korean women were detained as … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking

Indiana’s human trafficking laws were augmented prior to the 2012 Super Bowl amid concerns that the event would bring an influx of human trafficking events, including children.  The Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans (IPATH) is one of 42 … Continue reading

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