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What is sex trafficking?

In many cases, women and young girls involved in prostitution are forced into the sex trade through violence, threats of violence, coercion and trickery. York Regional Police considers these women and girls to be victims of crime. We are committed to investigating all incidents relating to human trafficking and providing assistance to victims.

The reality of the sex trade is not shown on TV or in movies. It isn't glamorous and it isn't always a choice. Victims are from right here in our community. They are our classmates, students, friends, neighbours, sisters and daughters. 

Partnerships

York Regional Police is proud to partner with many other law enforcement agencies, government bodies and community-based organizations to try to put an end to sex trafficking. Our partners include: