Sex trafficking

Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photo)

Teen at center of law enforcement sex trafficking scandal files $18M claim against SF

Attorneys for a teen at the center of a sexual exploitation scandal…

 

Celeste Guap

New allegations surface against SFPD officer investigated for link to sex worker

A San Francisco police officer under investigation for his possible connection to…

 

Celeste Guap, a former underage sex worker who claims she had sex at the age of 17 with multiple police officers in the East Bay, has reportedly had contact with multiple officers in the San Francisco Police Department. (Left: Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner; Right: Courtesy photo)

SF police investigating second officer for link to Oakland sex trafficking scandal

A San Francisco police officer under investigation for possible connections to an…

 

The decriminalization of consensual sex work would allow abuse within the sex industry to be brought to light, shifting law enforcement resources away from harassing and arresting sex workers, and focusing instead on those who perpetrate violence against them. (Courtesy photo)

Decriminalization of sex work a step in the right direction

As leading healthcare providers working for the safety and well-being of sex…

The decriminalization of consensual sex work would allow abuse within the sex industry to be brought to light, shifting law enforcement resources away from harassing and arresting sex workers, and focusing instead on those who perpetrate violence against them. (Courtesy photo)
FBI agent Doug Hunt said his agency will take a softer, victim-centric approach in the fight against sex trafficking in the days leading up to Super Bowl 50. (Eric Risberg/AP)

FBI tries new approach in Super Bowl sex trafficking fight

For the first time in its efforts to crack down on sex…

FBI agent Doug Hunt said his agency will take a softer, victim-centric approach in the fight against sex trafficking in the days leading up to Super Bowl 50. (Eric Risberg/AP)
California Attorney General Kamala Harris addresses the Domestic Human Trafficking symposium in April 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

San Francisco identifies 291 human trafficking victims during six-month period

Nearly 300 mostly young females were victims of sex trafficking in San…

California Attorney General Kamala Harris addresses the Domestic Human Trafficking symposium in April 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office/The OregonianJulia Haner

Fugitive ex-cheerleader caught in San Francisco

The FBI says an Oregon woman accused of sex trafficking a minor…

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office/The OregonianJulia Haner
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Illicit massage parlors wage comeback as bathhouses

Massage parlors shut down for illegal activity including prostitution are now back…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
Jamar Geeter

Suspect wanted in connection with South San Francisco brothel bust remains on the loose

Authorities are still hunting for a woman who allegedly ran a brothel…

Jamar Geeter
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliAttorney General Kamala Harris addresses delegates to the 2013 Democratic Party state convention in Sacramento

Kamala Harris dismantles Northern California sex trafficking operation

The operators of a network of Northern California brothels, including one in…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliAttorney General Kamala Harris addresses delegates to the 2013 Democratic Party state convention in Sacramento

Prop. 35 has right idea, wrong approach

Sex trafficking should not be taken lightly, and people who are guilty…