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sexual exploitation

October 25, 2018
Reader Opinion: Being responsible
October 25, 2018 - 2:30pm
November 20, 2017
Minnesota program reaches more teens trafficked for sex
November 20, 2017 - 6:30am
September 6, 2017
Sex trafficking discussion Sunday
September 6, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 8, 2017
Prevention focus in local fight against trafficking - Foster homes for survivors sought
January 8, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 7, 2016
Dave Pinto, Ramsey County prosecutor and DFL state house representative, presents on sex trafficking at a community forum Tuesday at the Crow Wing County Land Services building. Pinto has trained more than 1,500 law enforcement officers and many other groups on the topic. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Target, trick, turn, traumatize: Forum educates about sex trafficking
June 7, 2016 - 10:03pm
April 26, 2016
Monica Miller, the northwest regional navigator on sexual exploitation based in Bemidji, shares her story of surviving exploitation in her youth as Baxter Deputy Police Chief Russ Wicklund and Kathy Sauve of Lutheran Social Service listen. Miller was a panelist at Monday's Rosenmeier Forum at Central Lakes College in Brainerd, which focused on sex trafficking, along with Wicklund, Sauve and Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Too close to home: Forum tackles sex trafficking in Brainerd lakes area
April 26, 2016 - 8:49am
February 1, 2016
Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted smiles as he receives an award Friday from Lutheran Social Service for his efforts on combating sex trafficking in the Brainerd lakes area. January was Human Trafficking Awareness Month. (Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls) Gallery
'Saving Grace' program launches: Foster home for youth sex trafficking survivors to open in Brainerd
February 1, 2016 - 8:06pm
December 29, 2015
Jana Murphy, 20, shares her sex trafficking survival story during an interview in Brainerd. Jana struggled with homelessness and drug addiction as a teen and was coerced into working as an escort for six months before a friend helped her run away from her trafficker. (Brainerd Dispatch, Kelly Humphrey)
No. 6: Stings shine light on sex trafficking
December 29, 2015 - 11:41pm
October 6, 2015
Monica Miller, the northwest regional navigator on sexually exploited youths based in Bemidji, shared her story of surviving sex trafficking with the Brainerd Dispatch last month. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Survivor finds safe harbor: Regional navigator shares story
October 6, 2015 - 9:17am
October 2, 2015
Sex trafficking: It's happening here in the lakes area
October 2, 2015 - 10:14pm