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Developing Data-informed Responses to Human Trafficking

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Are you interested in leveraging data to develop or enhance your agency's anti-human trafficking response? Do you know what data is important for your efforts? Do you want to know more about how to routinely identify, monitor, and demonstrate the impact of your responses? 

On May 14, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., eastern time, the IACP and IDEA Analytics are hosting a 60-minute online workshop to assist police agencies in starting or refining efforts to leverage data to inform human trafficking response strategies. This workshop will highlight common data sources useful in identifying human trafficking risk factors; ways to use administrative data to inform victim-centered responses; innovative data collection practices; and tips to use past data to understand what is and is not working. During this interactive workshop, presenters will guide participants through questions and examples of critical data sources that are often underutilized when examining human trafficking trends. 

After this workshop, participants will be better able to:

  • define five domains to build analytical capacity and how they apply to police agencies;
  • identify available data sources to further develop person- or place-based strategies for prevention and intervention strategies; and
  • examine analytical expectations to redefine police agency data needs. 


  • Dr. Jessica Herbert, CEO, IDEA Analytics
  • Neil Hubbert, Research Associate, IDEA Analytics
  • Hilary Burgess, Senior Project Manager, IACP (Moderator) 

For more information, contact IACP's Anti-Human Trafficking Team at [email protected]

Date Created: April 15, 2024