Law Enforcement Assistant for
Dismantling Sex Trafficking

Investigations & Intelligence Gathering

An innovative platform for investigating & building intelligence on trafficking networks.

LEADS was designed as a result of years of ongoing research to help law enforcement identify traffickers and see the full scope of the network in order to hold perpetrators accountable.

LEADS facilitates an intel-driven approach that decreases emphasis on victim self-identification and provides law enforcement with credible and actionable cases that investigators can work on collaboratively.

Rooted in the Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force, or NHTTF efforts to better identify and respond to trafficking as a system, so that victims can get the help they need.

Identifying situations of violence and exploitation is a major challenge, but it is critical for survivors getting access to the help they deserve. The NHTTF-led effort involved studying current community efforts to identify and respond to trafficking, reviewing dozens of existing screening tools, and developing an understanding of what would work. PAVE is the culmination of these efforts. Whether you’re a nurse or a parole officer, we equip you with the tools necessary to recognize situations of trafficking so you know what action to take.

First, victims should only have to tell their story once -so they can work on their recovery rather than reliving negative events.
Second, screening processes have to be streamlined, so service providers can focus on helping victims rather than paperwork. And they have to be confidential so victims are protected.
Lastly, the screening process implemented in a way that allows rigorous evaluation, so we can continuously improve our systems as a community.

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