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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.


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 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.