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U.S. Attorney’s Office offering training program to fight human trafficking

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced Friday that it will be playing host to a training program to help fight human trafficking.

The program will run from Sept. 10 to Sept. 11 at the Federal Courthouse, 517 E. Wisconsin Ave., in Milwaukee. Members of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations and the FBI will be training prosecutors and law enforcement officers from Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia.

The training will cover topics including best practices for prosecuting human-trafficking crimes, ways to assist crime victims and ways to work with other agencies.

The training will start at 9 a.m. Sept. 10. Opening remarks will be delivered by U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District Matthew Krueger, Resident-Agent-in-Charge Brandon Bielke of Homeland Security Investigations, and Special-Agent-in-Charge Justin Tolomeo of the FBI.

About Erika Strebel, erika.strebel@wislawjournal.com

Erika Strebel is the law beat reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal and a law school student at UW-Madison. She can be reached at 414-225-1825.

One comment

  1. Is there any chance there’ll be a training like this held up in the Green Bay/Fox Cities area? I would like to know more.

    Regards

    Jennifer

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