Keep it local and relevant. Pornography is at the heart of the problem, creating a tsunami of problems in our culture that experts are only recently beginning to be able to qualify and quantify. Make sure your replies stay on topic. Losasso said the average age girls enter trafficking is Jillian Penhale, director of the nonprofit Created, said her group has seen an increase in the number of women seeking help through its hour hotline.
And since sex workers are often charged with soliciting, they will most likely end up on the registry as well. The pandemic has changed how traffickers work in ways that are raising alarms among advocates, who say they are seeing more victims requesting help.
Be transparent. The pandemic is taking a toll on human trafficking victims, Tampa Bay advocates say Traffickers are abandoning their victims, placing them at risk of getting sick and working online to recruit vulnerable teens. Careers Advertise Legal Contact. More in Policing. Sheriff Chronister said he wanted this operation to focus more on those paying for sex.
With more major sporting events coming to the area -- like Super Bowl at Raymond James Stadium -- it's important to establish that the Tampa Bay area does not allow this conduct, Chronister said.