Who Are We?

The North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force is a collaborative team made up of law enforcement, prosecution, and service providers at Federal, State, and local levels.

NDHTTF Organizational Chart

What Do We Do?

We are a team that responds to victims of sex and labor trafficking; providing comprehensive services, investigating traffickers and solicitors, and prosecuting offenders. The NDHTTF is the nexus for a network of law enforcement and service providers to work in tandem to build capacity and combat trafficking statewide. 

How Do We Do It?

  • Train communities to identify exploitation and trafficking and provide points of contact upon identification

  • Train local multidisciplinary teams to respond to victims and investigate trafficking-related crime

  • Assist response agencies and communities with development of response protocol

  • Provide technical assistance to local response teams upon request

  • Run operations and investigate trafficking related crime

  • Prosecute offenders and provide victims with restitution

  • Engagement in national anti-trafficking best practices and sharing of resources

  • Build networks for victims to access services and resources


NDHTTF Mission Statement

"The North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force is a statewide, multidisciplinary collaboration of law enforcement, service providers, and prosecution established to work in a victim-centered manner to prevent, detect, disrupt, and dismantle human trafficking through coordinated, comprehensive services and efficient investigation and prosecution.”