Category: Success Stories

Victims Recovered and Hundreds Arrested in California Anti-Trafficking Operation

Victims Recovered and Hundreds Arrested in California Anti-Trafficking Operation

Posted by on January 31, 2017 in CEASE Network, Success Stories

California law enforcement and the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force arrested hundreds of men, and rescued dozens of sex trafficking victims during the third annual “Operation Reclaim and Rebuild” initiative.

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John Schools: A practical, cost-effective way to reduce demand

John Schools: A practical, cost-effective way to reduce demand

Posted by on October 5, 2016 in Success Stories, Uncategorized

One of the most promising tactics to reducing demand is sending convicted sex buyers to “john schools.”

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“Jammin’ the Johns” in Phoenix

“Jammin’ the Johns” in Phoenix

Posted by on September 6, 2016 in CEASE Network, Success Stories

CEASE Phoenix Metro, with the City of Phoenix Human Trafficking Task Force, launched a successful law enforcement initiative targeting would-be sex-buyers.

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National sting targeting buyers nets record number of arrests

National sting targeting buyers nets record number of arrests

Posted by on August 24, 2016 in CEASE Network, Success Stories

The National Johns Suppression Initiative, a nationwide anti-trafficking operation targeting sex buyers, is reporting very impressive numbers from its most recent sting.

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Seattle busts 200 buyers; could collect up to $275K for sex trade victims

Seattle busts 200 buyers; could collect up to $275K for sex trade victims

Posted by on July 19, 2016 in Media Coverage, Success Stories

Seattle Police launch a first-of-its-kind sting that’s deterring buyers and getting money for victims

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TIME: Catching johns

TIME: Catching johns

Posted by on October 4, 2015 in CEASE Network, Media Coverage, Success Stories

In this multimedia feature, TIME Magazine explores why cops across the US are targeting men who buy prostitutes, and highlights efforts in Cook County, Illinois, which is part of Demand Abolition’s CEASE Network (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation).

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