The Human Exploitation and Trafficking (HEAT) Unit is a specialized squad within the Phoenix Police Department dedicated to combatting labor and sex trafficking. For 2.5 years, an award-winning Frontline documentary crew embedded within the unit and were granted access to high stakes and innovative police operations. The documentary follows the harrowing story of a survivor, from her trafficking experience to her recovery, as she navigates the judicial system to bring her traffickers to justice. This story is one of courage and resilience, and shines a light on the heinous crime of sex trafficking in America.
Doors Open: 5 p.m.
Opening Remarks: 5:25 p.m.
Mrs. Cindy Hensley McCain, Chair, McCain Institute for International Leadership
Film Screening: 5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: 6:30 p.m.
Sergeant, Phoenix Police Department
Human Trafficking Program Coordinator, Mercy Maricopa
Chief Programs Officer, Phoenix Dream Center