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Lawmakers seek to fund training to spot at-risk children

Jan 31, 2019 - The Washington Post

Bills in Congress would expand a Texas program that caught sex traffickers

Though the scourge of child sex trafficking may seem an intractable problem, a program designed by a state trooper in Texas has shown real results: hundreds of children rescued, and hundreds of pimps and kidnappers arrested by patrol officers in mostly routine traffic stops, both in Texas and other states where it has been taught.

Now Congress wants to spread that program nationwide. A bipartisan group of sena...