Protect & Prevent (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)
Attend a community Protect and Prevent Collaborative meeting to learn more about human trafficking in Riverside County.
Protect & Prevent meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:30am-12pm in either Riverside, Murrieta, or the Coachella Valley and are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
The Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force is a collaboration of agencies working together to:
1. Identify and rescue victims of human trafficking,
2. Proactively investigate, identify, apprehend, and prosecute those engaged in human trafficking,
3. Promote greater public awareness through marketing, trainings, and understanding of the nature and scope of human trafficking within the County of Riverside.
These agencies include the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Diplomatic Security Service, United States Attorney’s Office, California Attorney General’s Office, Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, Million Kids, Rebirth Homes and Operation SafeHouse. The RCAHT Task Force also partners with local law enforcement agencies to include Hemet Police Department and Riverside Police Department.
“This project was supported by Grant No. 2018-VT-BX-K080 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Office of Justice Programs which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, The National Institute of Justice, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The Office for Victims of Crime, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.”