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.
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.”