A six-year analysis of sex traffickers of minors: exploring characteristics and sex trafficking patterns

@article{RoeSepowitz2019ASA,
  title={A six-year analysis of sex traffickers of minors: exploring characteristics and sex trafficking patterns},
  author={Dominique Eve Roe-Sepowitz},
  journal={Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment},
  year={2019},
  volume={29},
  pages={608 - 629}
}
  • D. Roe-Sepowitz
  • Published 4 April 2019
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment
ABSTRACT Few studies have explored the characteristics and arrest patterns of sex traffickers, particularly sex traffickers of persons under the age of 18 (minors) in the U.S. The purpose of this study is to understand the behavior and characteristics of a national cross sectional sample of sex traffickers of minors during a six-year period. This study explored cases involving the arrest of sex traffickers of minors or persons under the age of 18 in the United States from 2010 to 2015. Sex… 
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