Who We Are
The U.S. Department of State declares human trafficking is a global problem solved on a LOCAL level
through a coordinated multidisciplinary response.
Established in 2018, the Tri-County Human Trafficking Task Force uses prevention, prosecution, protection, and partnerships to implement a coordinated community response against sex and labor trafficking.
The Tri-County Human Trafficking Task Force is named by the S.C. Attorney General as the official regional task force in our area.
Continuum of Care to Address Human Trafficking
~ Revised from the S.C. Human Trafficking Task Force's 2018 Annual Report
Mission, Vision, & Values
Mission: Implementing a trauma informed coordinated community response to end human trafficking in the Tri-County area.
Vision: To end Human Trafficking in the Tri-County area and ensure survivors and victims have access to sustainable services and support.
Be brave - Courage building work (in the arena)
I set clear boundaries with others
I lean into difficult situations, conversations, meetings, and decisions and check my motivations
I talk to people, not about them
I professionally give and receive feedback
Serve the work - Stewardship (evidence-based)
I take responsibility for our community’s experience
I am responsible for the energy I bring to situations so I work to stay positive
I take ownership to adapting to the fast pace of this environment and move forward toward solutions
I commit to innovation and excellence, remaining current and evidence-based
Take good care - How we take care of ourselves and each other (victim-centered)
I treat my colleagues with respect and compassion by responding when appropriate in a timely and professional manner
I practice gratitude with my team and colleagues
I am mindful of other people’s time
I am trauma informed in my interactions