Arrests Made During Multi-Agency, Human Trafficking Taskforce Operation
by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
January 29, 2019
In conjunction with Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Assistant Sheriff Maria Gutierrez announced details and results from the fifth annual Operation Reclaim and Rebuild enforcement operation, conducted by the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force and more than 90 participating federal state and local law enforcement agencies, and task forces from across California. The three-day, statewide effort aimed at combatting human trafficking took place between Thursday, January 24, and Saturday, January 29, 2019, and was conducted in various mediums and met with positive results.
The press conference was held Tuesday at the iconic Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles. Assistant Sheriff Maria Gutierrez was joined by executives and representatives from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, the office of California Senator Ling Ling Chang, Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) , Contra Costa County Human Trafficking Task Force, Homeland Security Investigations, Journey Out, Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles County Probation Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles School Police Department, San Bernadino County Sheriff’s Department, Saving Innocence, the office of United States Senator Dianne Feinstein, and the United States Attorney’s Office. …