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”Wall of Shame” outside the vice and child exploitation unit at the Oakland Police Department’s headquarters includes more than 100 photos of suspects the team has put behind bars. (BCN)

California Lawmakers Creating Policy To Target Child Prostitution

California lacks a unified response to human trafficking but several Bay Area officials are making inroads in protecting exploited children and prosecuting their attackers.

CBS San Francisco–08/10/2011


10 Accused Of Running Bay Area Prostitution Ring

Ten people have been charged with conspiracy, pimping, pandering and human trafficking for allegedly running a prostitution ring in three counties, a spokeswoman for the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011

Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

8 Arrested In Bay Area-Wide Prostitution Ring

A multi-agency operation has halted a large-scale and sophisticated ring of brothels at which immigrant Asian women were exploited.