Strathcona County RCMP Joint Forces Operation Leads To Nine Arrests
Dec. 19, 2022
Strathcona County RCMP joint forces operation leads to nine arrests
Strathcona County, Alta. - On Dec. 7, 2022, members of the Strathcona County RCMP joined forces for an operation with the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team's (ALERT) Human Trafficking Counter Exploitation Unit targeting individuals seeking Sexual Services for Consideration.
During this operation, nine individuals were arrested and each charged with a single count of Obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration, and released on documents compelling them to attend Strathcona County Provincial Court on Feb. 22, 2023.
This successful operation was initiated as a result of intelligence led policing initiatives, and it reinforces the RCMP's commitment to reducing harm in the community of Strathcona County.
ALERT's Human Trafficking Counter Exploitation Unit investigates domestic human trafficking involving sexual exploitation occurring in Alberta. The integrated unit also works in collaboration with agencies and organizations involved in rescuing and supporting survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
If you have information on any crime, please contact the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.