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Table 3 Data Declaration

FBI Human Trafficking Arrests by FBI Field Office, 2015 

The FBI collected these arrest data from the FBI’s internal case-management system.

General Comment

This table provides the arrests by FBI field offices for violations of sections of the U.S. Code relevant to Human Trafficking.

Methodology

The data used in creating this table are from the arrest information reported as accomplishments in the FBI’s internal case management system. These data include arrests by the FBI or task forces for the following:

Title

Section

Title 18 USC

1351 – Fraud in foreign labor contracting

 

1581 – Peonage; obstructing enforcement

 

1583 – Enticement into slavery

 

1584 – Sale into involuntary servitude

 

1589 – Forced labor

 

1591 – Sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, or coercion

 

1592 – Unlawful conduct with respect to documents in furtherance of trafficking, peonage, slavery, involuntary servitude, or forced labor

 

1593A – Benefitting financially from peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons

 

1594 – General provision

 

1596 – Additional jurisdiction in certain trafficking offenses

 

1597 – Unlawful conduct with respect to immigration documents

 

2421 – Transportation generally

 

2422 – Coercion and enticement

 

2423 – Transportation of minors

 

3271 – Trafficking in persons offenses committed by persons employed by or accompanying the federal government outside the United States

Title 8 USC

1324 – Bringing in and harboring certain aliens

 
Data were not included for arrests made in a joint investigation with other agencies when a local or state code was used nor for Human Trafficking cases when a different provision of the U.S. Code was used for the basis of arrest.

Population estimation

Population estimates used in this table are the U.S. Census Bureau published resident population estimates for counties for 2015. The U.S. Census Bureau calculates estimates based on the decennial census of 2010 and by applying measures of population changes. See https://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/totals/2015/CO-EST2015-01.html for further information on county breakdowns for each state.