12 Arrested During Human Trafficking Mission

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12 suspects were arrested during a human trafficking mission conducted by Portland Police.

Portland's Human Trafficking Unit received several complaints about activity on Northeast 82nd Avenue.

Officers contacted seven people identified as potential victims of trafficking and offered to help them connect with victim advocates.

12 people were arrested for Commercial Sexual Solicitation and two vehicles were towed.

Officers from all three precincts (North, East and Central Precincts), the Specialized Resources Division, Special Victims Unit, Air Support Unit, PPB Crime Analysts, Multnomah County Probation and Parole, Portland Police Victims Services Unit, Janus Youth-Vancouver, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, and the FBI Portland Office took part in the operation.

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