Recorded on March 21, 2018
Gain a basic understanding of gang dynamics and the movement of gangs into the trafficking of children. Recognize the similarities and differences between gang related and gang motivated child sex trafficking versus traditional sex trafficking models as relates to recruiting, victimization, control and the methods of combating gang trafficking.
Presenter: Daniel J. Steele has been a Police Officer for twenty-two (22) years and is currently assigned to the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Special Investigations Unit (SVU), as a Criminal Investigator. Steele is responsible for the investigation of human trafficking offenses in Colorado’s Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties.In his previous position at the Denver Police Department, Investigator Steele, in partnership with the FBI, founded the Rocky Mountain Innocence Lost Task Force. He supervised the unit for over five (5) years, facilitating exponential growth across the Denver metro area. Investigator Steele is deputized through the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Innocence Lost National Initiative as a Special Deputy United States Marshal to investigate crimes of human sex trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
During the webinar, we will * Discuss and understand why gangs are becoming involved in sex trafficking. * Identify key differences between gang related and gang motivated child sex trafficking versus traditional sex trafficking models. * Describe and understand the dynamics of victimization relating to gang trafficking
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