Sheriff Villanueva and the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force Announce Arrests and Rescues by California Law Enforcement
February 4, 2020
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During Operation Reclaim and Rebuild
In conjunction with Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced details and results from the sixth annual Operation Reclaim and Rebuild enforcement operation, conducted by the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force and 70 participating federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, and task forces from across California. The weeklong, statewide effort aimed at combatting human trafficking took place between Sunday, January 26, and Saturday, February 1, 2020, and was conducted in various mediums and met with positive results.
The press conference was held Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the iconic Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles. Sheriff Alex Villanueva was joined by executives and representatives from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, California Department of Justice, Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) , San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Contra Costa County Human Trafficking Task Force, Homeland Security Investigations, Journey Out, Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, Los Angeles County Probation Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles School Police Department, Anaheim Police Department, Concord Police Department, San Gabriel Police Department, Saving Innocence, and Zoe International. …