LAPD Operations-Valley Bureau Announces Human Trafficking Arrest What: News Conference
When: Thursday, March 12, 2020 11 a.m.
Where: LAPD Valley Traffic Division 7870 Nolan Place Panorama City, California 91402
Who: LAPD Deputy Chief Jorge Rodriguez, Commanding Officer, Operations Valley Bureau LAPD Commander Alan Hamilton, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations Valley Bureau LAPD Lieutenant II Marc Evans, Vice and Human Trafficking Unit Coordinator, Operations Valley Bureau LAPD Detective II Cynthia Gonzales, Human Trafficking Unit Detective, Operations Valley Bureau Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney, Guillermo Santiso Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney, Ted Swenson Office of Council President Nury Martinez, Councilwoman, 6th district
Why: The Los Angeles Police Department-Operations Valley Bureau Human Trafficking Task Force has been diligently working to combat the growth of commercial sex crimes in the city of Los Angeles. In early February, North Hollywood Officers responded to domestic violence investigation which resulted in a human trafficking investigation. While working in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies, the investigation has revealed that there may be some additional victims in the city of Los Angeles as well as other adjacent cities and neighboring states.
With the help of Council President Nury Martinez, The Los Angeles Police Department-Operations Valley Bureau Human Trafficking Task Force is asking for the public’s help in identifying anyone who may have been a victim of Human Trafficking.
Contact: For more information contact Detective II Cynthia Gonzales, Human Trafficking Unit Investigator at (818) 644-8091 or Officer Webb at (818) 644-880 email at firstname.lastname@example.org