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For Our Teens Special: Sex trafficking

For Our Teens Special: Sex trafficking

CREATED Apr 15, 2014

Channel 13's first town hall-style For Our Teens event took place Monday, April 14.

Channel 13 invited four experts in the community to talk about the issues of bullying, sex trafficking, homelessness and Internet safety.

Our panelists were Arash Ghafoori, who works with homeless youth; Dr. Beth Creel, who works with kids and teens who have been affected by bullying; Pastor Troy Martinez, who works those caught up in sex trafficking; and Sgt. Raymond Spencer, who is an Internet safety expert with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Sex trafficking is one of the biggest issues facing Las Vegas and, according to our mayor's office, our teenagers are vulnerable. Pastor Troy Martinez produced a video on sex trafficking that aired on every major television station in Nevada last January.

Watch the segment about sex trafficking: