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Human Trafficking Task Force of Greater Milwaukee

The Human Trafficking Task Force of Greater Milwaukee first convened to draft recommendations aimed at improving the local response to human trafficking. Community feedback led to the formation of subcommittees to address four specific areas of concern: public awareness, service provision, education, and legislation. A final report of Task Force recommendations was presented to the County Board of Supervisors during the Fall 2012. 

Meetings of the Task Force are open to the public. The Task Force meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 2-4PM. Location varies. The meetings alternate between full group meetings and meetings which break into the four workgroups. Participants represent government agencies, community organizations, faith communities, community members, survivors, and family of survivors. Those who are interested in improving Milwaukee's response to human trafficking are invited to attend.

The Task Force is an affiliate of the City of Milwaukee's Office of Violence Prevention and its Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.



  • Milwaukee County Human Trafficking Task Force Final Report, 2012

  • The purpose is to study and make recommendations on policies, practices, prevention and service models to protect Milwaukee County’s youth from being victimized and sexually exploited. It also highlights the plan to continue the work of the Task Force to increase community resources for those affected by human trafficking and community violence.
  • "Estimating the Number of Sex Trafficked Youth Using Contacts with the Milwaukee Police Department" Report

    The purpose of the study was to estimate the number of youth trafficked, create a demographic profile of trafficked youth, and obtain other descriptive information about the status of such youth at the time of contact with the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD). It includes an analysis of findings, potential research areas, and a discussion section on policy implications, particularly as they relate to BMCW services and processes and future research areas.


For More Information

Chair, Human Trafficking Task Force of Greater Milwaukee

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Office of Violence Prevention
Milwaukee Health Department
Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building
841 North Broadway, 3rd Floor
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Terry Perry
Director, Office of Violence Prevention
(414) 286-8553

Erin Perkins
Coordinator, Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
(414) 286-2997