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Cracking Down on Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania

PA Courts InfoShare

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January 10, 2020

In the first five years since Pennsylvania’s first comprehensive human-trafficking law (Act 105) took effect in 2014, 586 human-trafficking offenses were charged. 

The infographic below highlights key court data including the total number of human-trafficking cases and offenses over the last five years, defendant demographics and the top 10 counties with the highest number human-trafficking cases. Download a high-resolution version of the graphic. 

Cracking Down on Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania

PA Courts InfoShare is a monthly product of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) that visually highlights the work of the courts with interesting data and statistics obtained through the judiciary’s case management systems, interactive dashboards and other research. Reproduction is permissible with source cited. 

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Media contact: Kimberly Bathgate, 717-231-3331 

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