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Kristin Boorse

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Success In the Field
October 7, 2019

Scale of the Problem: Putting Technology to Work on Behalf of Vulnerable Kids

Our work does not exist in isolation — we rely on strong relationships with a broad ecosystem of partners, all of whom share our dedication to defending children from sexual abuse. Our initiative to eliminate child sexual abuse material (child…
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November 1, 2016

Spotlight Supports Cross-Agency Collaboration in Operation Cross Country X

The FBI’s Operation Cross Country is a cross agency—and now cross border—operation that focuses on recovering underage victims of sex trafficking and raising public awareness. This year’s Operation Cross Country aided in the recovery of 82 juveniles (the youngest U.S.…
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Success In the Field
October 25, 2016

Spotlight Helps Law Enforcement Identify Victims of Sex Trafficking Faster

The genesis of Spotlight started after we conducted a sex trafficking Survivor Survey in 2012, seeking to learn directly from victims how technology was used throughout their trafficking situation.  We found that sixty-three percent of underage sex trafficking victims reported…
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