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The ASU Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research examined sex trafficking cases throughout the United States involving victims who were minors from 2010 to 2015. The review identifed 1,416 persons arrested for sex trafficking of a minor in a total of 46 states.  Click here for the executive summary of the findings. You'll find the full report here. Click on the image below to go to an interactive dashboard allowing you to take a visual look at the findings.

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The Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research is part of the School of Social Work in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University.  The office opened in the Spring of 2013 and is staffed by academics, researchers and law enforcement community research partners.  

It's goal is to be a central source of research on domestic sex trafficking which will inform the decisions made by those who contact victims and perpetrators of sex trafficking including law enforcement and prosecutors, educators, medical services and social services. Find previous reports on sex trafficking at: socialwork.asu.edu/stir.