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News Release

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Media Relations

Operation Reclaim and Rebuild NA21003ma

Los Angeles Police Department Announces Arrests and Rescues by California Law Enforcement During Operation Reclaim and Rebuild

What:
News conference in conjunction with National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Who:
Los Angeles City Councilmember John Lee
Deputy Chief Kris Pitcher, Los Angeles Police Department
Chief Chris Marks, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
DDA Guillermo Santiso, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
Mr. David Cox, COO, Zoe International

When:
Thursday, February 4, 2021
11:00 a.m.

Where:
To adopt and promote physical distancing best practices, the news conference will be covered remotely.

Broadcast stations that wish to carry the feed can email PIO@lapd.online or call LAPD Media Relations Division at (213)486-5910 for details.

Live video will be available on LAPDHQ's Facebook page LAPD on Facebook beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Why:
Chief Moore will announce details surrounding a weeklong, statewide operation aimed at combatting human trafficking, Operation Reclaim and Rebuild. California law enforcement and the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force made hundreds of arrests, and rescued adult and juvenile female victims.

Operation Reclaim and Rebuild involved more than 100 federal, state and local agencies, and task forces across California, as listed below.

Contact:
For questions regarding this news conference, please contact LAPD Media Relations Division at (213)486-5910.


L.A. Regional Human Trafficking Task Force Operation Reclaim & Rebuild 2021 Participants

Human Trafficking Task Forces


Contra Costa County Human Trafficking Task Force
California Highway Patrol
Concord Police Department

Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office
Contra Costa County Probation Department
Contra Costa Office of the Sheriff
El Cerrito Police Department
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Homeland Security Investigations
Pittsburg Police Department
Richmond Police Department
San Pablo Police Department
Walnut Creek Police Department

Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force
California Attorney General
California Highway Patrol
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Homeland Security Investigations
LA County District Attorney's Office
LA County Probation Department
LA County Sheriff's Department
Los Angeles Police Department
Los Angeles School Police Department
United States Attorney's Office

Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force
Anaheim Police Department
California Highway Patrol
Irvine Police Department
Orange County District Attorney's Office

Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force
Corona Police Department
Diplomatic Security Service
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Hemet Police Department
Homeland Security Investigations
Murietta Police Department
Riverside County Sheriff's Department
Riverside County Probation Department

San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force
California State Parole
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Homeland Security Investigations
Ontario Police Department
Redlands Police Department
San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
San Bernardino Police Department

San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force
California Department of Justice
California Highway Patrol
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Homeland Security Investigations
National City Police Department
San Diego City Attorney's Office
San Diego County District Attorney's Office
San Diego County Probation Department
San Diego County Sheriff's Department
San Diego Police Department

San Luis Obispo County Human Trafficking Task Force
*Partnered with SBCHTTF & VCHTTF
California Highway Patrol - Coastal Division
Federal Bureau of Investigations, Santa Maria Office
San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office
San Luis Obispo County Probation Department
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office

Santa Barbara Human Trafficking Task Force
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department
Santa Barbara District Attorney
Santa Barbara Police Department
Santa Maria Police Department

Ventura County Human Trafficking Task Force
*Partnered with SLOCHTTF & SBCHTTF
California State University Channel Islands
Homeland Security Investigations
Simi Valley Police Department
Ventura County District Attorney's Office
Ventura County Sheriff's Office

Agencies
Benicia Police Department
Brentwood Police Department
California Highway Patrol (Salida Office)
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Parole)
California State University, Sanislaus Police
Chula Vista Police Department
Dixon Police Department
Fairfield Police Department
Long Beach Police Department
Los Banos Police Department
Newman Police Department
Oakdale Police Department
Pittsburg Police Department**
Pomona Police Department
Sacramento Police Department
San Francisco Police Department
Solano County Sheriff's Department
Stanislaus County Probation
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
Stanislaus District Attorney's Office
Suisun City Police Department
Turlock Police Department
Vacaville Police Department
Vallejo Police Department
**Agency participated with task force and independently

Service Providers
C.A.S.H. (Community Against Sexual Harm)
CAST
Contra Costa County DA - Human Trafficking Advocate
Family Resource Center
GEMS Uncovered
Good Samaritan Shelter
Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus
Interface Child & Family Services
Journey Out
Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services
North County Lifeline
Open Door
Operation Safehouse
Project Sister
Rebirth Homes
San Francisco District Attorney's Office
San Luis Obispo County Victim Witness Assistance Center
Santa Barbara County DA Victim-Witness Program
Saving Innocence
Zoe Project

For questions or information on the task force, contact Detective Mario Gallegos at LAPD, Detective Support and Vice Division, Human Trafficking Unit 213-399-0115.

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