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Human Trafficking

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Dec 31, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 17:08

Guest: Amy Farrell, Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University Human trafficking still happens right here in the United States. And it’s happening more often than the official data suggest. Police departments often don’t have a category for “human trafficking” when recording crimes in state and federal databases. Criminologist Amy Farrell at Northeastern University says that – coupled with insufficient training of police officers – has led to a “massive undercount” of human trafficking cases in the US. (Originally aired October 7, 2019).