FOX 11 Town Hall: Sex Trafficking in Northeast Wisconsin

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(WLUK) -- FOX 11 is shining a light on the dark world of sex trafficking.

Watch an hour-long roundtable discussion on sex trafficking.

The FOX 11 Town Hall event was moderated by FOX 11 Investigates reporter Robert Hornacek. He was joined by a panel of experts including:

  • Colleen Stratton – Sex trafficking survivor
  • Sgt. Matt Wilson – Brown County Sheriff’s Department
  • Brian Russo – Co-founder, Eye Heart World
  • Dawn Spang – Outreach director, Eye Heart World
  • Joe Pullen – AIM program facilitator, Christ the Rock Church
  • Brad Russ – Director of National Criminal Justice Training Center, Fox Valley Technical College

The program will be broadcast at 9:30 p.m. Dec. 1 on FOX 11.

Some of the topics that addressed were:

  • What is sex trafficking?
  • How does it impact our communities?
  • How does law enforcement approach these cases?
  • What is being done to assist people forced into sex trafficking?
  • What is being done to stop people from trying to buy sex?
  • What are some of the myths associated with sex trafficking?

Click here to see some of the warning signs associated with sex trafficking.

If you or someone you know is a victim of sex trafficking, officials say you should contact your local law enforcement for immediate help.

You can also contact your local sexual assault center or family services center or the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1 (888) 373-7888.

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