College of Arts & Sciences Government Research Bureau

Human Trafficking Conference

October 3, 2013, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Muenster University Center Ballroom, Room 225
University of South Dakota, Vermillion

The conference is limited to 250 attendees.

Human Trafficking Conference Poster
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This conference will educate participants and is designed to highlight the current issue of human trafficking within our state. The training will focus on issues relevant to human trafficking in South Dakota and provide awareness on the depth and scope of the problem. It will also provide insight into the human trafficking issues in the oil fields of North Dakota. Participants will be provided information on current human trafficking law, historical background on case investigation and prosecution in South Dakota.

Attendance is encouraged for professional from victim service organizations and other allied professions who routinely work with victims of crime in South Dakota.

  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • 911 Dispatchers
  • Attorneys
  • Judges
  • Victim/Witness Coordinators
  • Advocates
  • Social Workers
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Chaplains/Clergy

In addition all students pursuing degrees within these professions are also highly encouraged to attend.

This conference is free including lunch, however if you plan on attending you must pre-register so we know how many meals to order.


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