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INTERNAL AFFAIRS IN NEVADA

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As you know who follow my blog, I'm having problems with police all of the time who are involved in some fashion to sex trafficking. Since I do most of my "face to face" work in California and Nevada - most of the calls I get on the Sex Workers Anonymous hotline is in those two states.

Since 2013,  I've been trying to get someone to talk to me about what's going on in Pasadena, California's police station for a while now because of the "Music" case.  This is a woman who called for help who lives in Pasadena - and claims two Pasadena officers drug her out of her home when she told her traffickers she wanted to leave and they slapped her with two phony prostitution charges.  

I then got my own threats from a man saying he was a Pasadena officer when I was helping her - and then I've had some weird issues with their chief.  For example, he tells me he "didn't return my calls because he's already working with a trafficking group…

LAS VEGAS METRO, VIC VIGNA, KAREN HUGHES AND SOUTHERN NEVADA SEX TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE

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In 2006, Melissa Farley was asked to do a report about sex trafficking in Nevada.  Since we were the only group she was aware of who was actually working with anyone exiting sex work, and sex trafficking (there is a difference) in Nevada, she contacted me for help.  She wanted to interview women who had come through Nevada whether legal or illegal sex work, and whether trafficked or just exiting the sex industry for the report.  So I agreed to work with her.  The report I was told was to get the funding approved to set up a program in Nevada to help trafficking victims  That to get grant money made available - we had to first prove the problem existed as well as the need for help.  Okay I agreed.
Hearing about me working on this report, I then got a visit from Adam Freer from the Salvation Army in August of 2006.  He said he could not find anyone that was working with prostitutes in Nevada other than myself, nor could he find anyone that WANTED to work in Nevada with these victims eit…