TRAFFICKING IN WYOMING
Overview of 2017-2020 Cases
- In 2013 Wyoming became the 50th state to outlaw human trafficking (Polaris).
- 2,407 sex offenders in the state of Wyoming (Safehome.org).
- Of 43 methamphetamine cases in Wyoming in 2019, 10% are Human Trafficking cases
- The top 3 venues for trafficking in Wyoming are: strip clubs, hotel’s, and other venues (Office of Women’s Health).
- Per 100,000 children, 46.16 are sexually abused in Wyoming (Safehome.org).
- According to Safe Home Project, Wyoming received a C grading for their sex trafficking laws; receiving their weakest grading in criminal provisions addressing demand and criminal provisions for traffickers.