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There's a better understanding what it means.""We're really in the mindset of trying to save these people -- men or women or children who are being used for a purpose to make money for somebody else -- and get them out of the situation they are in," he added."We know a lot of under-age kids are being used -- early, late teens into their 20s, so started at a young age.
Burleigh said, "People are starting to understand -- there's so much going on with human trafficking, how much of it is manipulation by the people trying to make the money off of it.
I wouldn't say we are a hot spot for human trafficking but I would say it happens in every ZIP code in the United States, and it happens right here in our backyard."They move up and down the 1-5 corridor to San Francisco, Portland, Seattle.
and in that process they come to Bend," said Kevin Fritz, chief strategy officer at Guardian Group.
Bend police and the Deschutes County Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Response Team facilitated resources for the 19-year-old to help with her recovery, with the ultimate goal of getting her out of human trafficking, the lieutenant said.
The response team includes representatives from Bend police, the district attorney's office, Deschutes County Victim Assistance, the KIDS Center, Guardian Group and state DHS-Child Welfare.