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Learn About OVC’s Multidisciplinary, Victim-Centered Approach to Improving Responses to Victims of Human Trafficking


OVC’s Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Program offers federal funding to both a law enforcement agency and a victim service provider to co-lead a diverse set of multidisciplinary partners to increase victim identification and enhance an overall response to victims and survivors of human trafficking.

A recent article in the latest “COPS Community Policy Dispatch” discusses the resources this program offers. Read the article to learn about...

OVC FY 2023 Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking

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The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen a multidisciplinary approach to better respond to human trafficking. This collaborative approach must include a range of partners that work together to provide access to a diverse set of services for trafficking victims and to seek justice on their behalf.

OVC FY 2021 Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Fellowship Program

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The Fellow will work to improve and expand the ability of law enforcement, prosecutors, and OJP-funded human trafficking task forces nationwide to conduct and implement victim-centered and trauma-informed investigations and prosecutions.

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During the FY 2019 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Grantee Orientation

Good afternoon, everyone! Domingo [Herraiz], thank you for that introduction and to the IACP for hosting today’s event and inviting me to be here with you today.

I’m so honored to be joining you all here on day 2 of this training. As you all know combating human trafficking is a top priority for the Office for Victims of Crime, the Department of Justice, and...