Polaris Project Ranks Colorado’s Human Trafficking Laws in Top Tier

Originally posted by Jesse Paul for The Denver Post on September 17, 2014—
“After being ranked among states with the worst in 2013, the , a Washington D.C.-based trafficking policy and victims advocacy group, gave Colorado its top ranking, it was announced Wednesday.

On July 1, new statutes went into effect in Colorado, passed in the legislature this spring, aligning the state’s trafficking laws with federal ones in what many hope will be a monumental shift in the way offenders in the Centennial State are prosecuted.

Colorado was one of 39 states to pass new human trafficking laws in 2013, according to Polaris. The non-governmental organization also ranked Colorado among states with most improved laws in 2014.”

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