Darrick Bell allegedly controlled team of pimps and drug dealers who overtook the Victory Inn motel
Source: Feds: Killer ran Victory Inn brothel, is on the run
Human trafficking victims would get help rebuilding their lives under legislation approved by the Michigan House.
Source: New Michigan legislation aims to help victims of human trafficking
Police agencies say their approach to sex trafficking is changing with increasing awareness from high-profile cases.
Source: 15 arrests: Prostitution a year after Dunnings charged
Michigan is reportedly the only state in the US which has a law giving police immunity from prosecution if they have sex with prostitutes during an investigation. Bridgette Carr, a director of the Human Trafficking Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School, is now working with Representative Gary Glenn to draft a bill to get rid of the law.
Source: Michigan police can have sex with prostitutes during investigations – New bill proposes to ban this
“People who don’t have access to legal aid or housing, they become at risk for homelessness. They become at risk for being victims of human trafficking.”
Detroit’s Freedom House has lost its federal funding for the first time in more than 20 years. And it may have to shut down or substantially reduce its
Source: Detroit’s Freedom House may have to close | Michigan Radio
Authorities say online solicitations for escort services increase about 150 percent during big events.
Source: 2 Teens Rescued From Sex Trafficking During Detroit Auto Show
4 hunted in criminal enterprise that allegedly drugged and forced women to have sex with customers at motel
Source: Inside Victory Inn raid: ‘Never seen anything like this’