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Sun Jun 24, 2018, 01:03 PM

Dozens of possible child trafficking victims have been jailed in Kansas

Sounds like true rightwinger "to fuckn bad" attitude..
Sounds like tRumps response to immigrants, the poor
and just about any destitute individual that isn't rich.
All conservatives see for people in need is just more
beggars looking for a handout...no empathy wired into
a republicun..



TOPEKA

Dozens of possible child trafficking victims have been jailed in Kansas juvenile detention centers over the past few years.

One in five possible child victims assessed by rapid response teams from 2014 to 2018 were in juvenile detention, according to Kansas Department for Children and Families data obtained by The Eagle. In eastern Kansas, juvenile detention was the most frequent housing option for possible trafficking victims.

Data and interviews show a system that sometimes detains victims despite universal agreement that detention can be detrimental. The practice can further traumatize victims, lead to future criminal behavior and add to the risk that victims will be re-trafficked, advocates say.

"It is extremely difficult to heal from your trafficking experience when you are criminalized and detained," one person who had been trafficked wrote in a statement to The Eagle. She provided the statement about her experience on the condition that her name not be used.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article213671174.html#storylink=cpy

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