… we have a small favor to ask. Thousands of people have placed their trust in the Racine County Eye’s high-impact journalism because we focus on solutions-based journalism.
With no shareholders or billionaire owners, we can provide trustworthy journalism that focuses on helping readers.
Unlike many others, Racine County Eye’s journalism is available for everyone to read, regardless of what they can afford to pay. We do this because we believe in information equality. Greater numbers of people can keep track of events, understand their impact on people and communities, and become inspired to take meaningful action.
If there were ever a time to join us, it is now. Every contribution, however big or small, powers our journalism and sustains our future. Support the Racine County Eye from as little as $5 – it only takes a minute. Thank you.
The investigation took several weeks to conduct and the task force recovered a 13- and a 16-year-old girl.
Because of the sensitive nature of the investigation, which is still ongoing, the sheriff’s department isn’t releasing any other details.
Between June 19-21, 2014, the Racine Human Trafficking Task Force participated in Operation Cross County VIII, which combined Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement agencies with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. During this Operation, 12 pimps were arrested and 6 juveniles were recovered across the entire state of Wisconsin. Of those 12 pimps, 5 of them were arrested in the Racine and Kenosha.
[empowerlocal_campaign_offers region_id="22" subcampaign_id="8"]