HEAT Watch

HEAT Watch HEAT Watch is a program of the Human Exploitation and Trafficking Unit of the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.

HEAT Watch is a joint effort of several agencies, disciplines, and individuals, facilitated by ACDAO leadership. Under the HEAT Watch umbrella, the District Attorney, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Community Advocates, Probation, Courts, Social Services, Businesses, and the Community, partner to combat human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC).

Join the #AlamedaCounty #LaborTrafficking Task Force for a screening of @FoodChainsFilm and a discussion panel during Na...
03/24/2019

Join the #AlamedaCounty #LaborTrafficking Task Force for a screening of @FoodChainsFilm and a discussion panel during National Crime Victims' Rights Week! #humantrafficking #labortrafficking #NCVRW2019

#HumanTrafficking knows no borders. Even #WalnutCreek has #sextrafficking. Traffickers drive their victims from city to ...
03/22/2019
How a woman’s secret note to an East Bay cop led to arrests on human trafficking, domestic violence

#HumanTrafficking knows no borders. Even #WalnutCreek has #sextrafficking. Traffickers drive their victims from city to city and across counties and states to make more money. We all need to work together to #StopHEAT!

https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/03/20/how-a-womans-secret-note-to-a-walnut-creek-cop-led-to-arrests-on-human-trafficking-domestic-violence/

When a Bay Area cop responded to a 911 hangup call, the driver of a parked car explained the call away. But the woman in the back seat was able to communicate a secret message.

Three teenage survivors of sex trafficking wrote an Op-ed to sex buyers: "#1 We are human beings. We are not toys or sex...
03/19/2019
Opinion: Dear johns — an open letter to sex buyers - The Boston Globe

Three teenage survivors of sex trafficking wrote an Op-ed to sex buyers:

"#1 We are human beings. We are not toys or sexual objects."

#StopHEAT #TraffickingTuesday #DearJohns #HumanTrafficking #CSEC #SexTrafficking #ChildrenSurvivors

The real story is all of you who think it is acceptable to buy someone.

Happy International Women's Day! We are so proud of the amazing women who have worked to #StopHEAT in #AlamedaCounty. @A...
03/09/2019

Happy International Women's Day! We are so proud of the amazing women who have worked to #StopHEAT in #AlamedaCounty. @AlamedaCountyDA Nancy O'Malley has been a trailblazer on the path to end #humantrafficking, so that women and girls (and ALL people) can #befree. #IWD2019

Have your children been learning to #SeeTheSigns? This article was written in December 2017, 1 month before #HumanTraffi...
03/05/2019
How do you spot a pimp? New state law calls for mandatory human trafficking prevention education in the schools

Have your children been learning to #SeeTheSigns? This article was written in December 2017, 1 month before #HumanTrafficking curriculum was supposed to be taught to middle and high school students. #Education #CaliforniaSchools #StopHEAT
http://ow.ly/Yf1t50mAHNZ

What are the red flags of a “Romeo” pimp? A new state law mandates human trafficking prevention education for students in middle and high school.

HEAT Watch's cover photo
02/26/2019

HEAT Watch's cover photo

A health inspector was responsible for starting this investigation. Anyone can report suspicious activity and help liber...
02/26/2019
‘The Monsters Are the Men’: Inside a Thriving Sex Trafficking Trade in Florida

A health inspector was responsible for starting this investigation. Anyone can report suspicious activity and help liberate victims of #HumanTrafficking. Visit our website and #SeetheSigns http://www.heatwatch.org/see_the_signs

#SeeSomethingSaySomething #StopHEAT

Beyond the connection to figures like Robert Kraft lies the wretched story of women who officials say were forced to work in alarming conditions.

Looking for something fun to do next Saturday night? Come to the Lunafest Richmond-Berkeley, Presented by Zonta Berkeley...
02/24/2019
LUNAFEST

Looking for something fun to do next Saturday night? Come to the Lunafest Richmond-Berkeley, Presented by Zonta Berkeley for an evening of #films and #food. Proceeds will support the prevention of #humantrafficking and #exploitation. #StopHEAT http://ow.ly/HKNr50lYvPB

In 2000, LUNA Bar created LUNAFEST - a traveling film festival celebrating, showcasing and championing women in film. Be a member of the LUNAFEST movement by hosting, submitting a film or attending a festival screening.

When you hear #HumanTrafficking, do you think of #LaborTrafficking? Many people only know about #SexTrafficking. Checkou...
02/21/2019

When you hear #HumanTrafficking, do you think of #LaborTrafficking? Many people only know about #SexTrafficking. Checkout this infographic with #RedFlags and call the HEAT Watch Tip Line to stop trafficking in all its forms (510) 208-4959! #StopHEAT #TraffickingThursday

Happy Birthday to #AbrahamLincoln, father of the Emancipation Proclamation and 16th President of the United States. Sadl...
02/12/2019

Happy Birthday to #AbrahamLincoln, father of the Emancipation Proclamation and 16th President of the United States. Sadly, while there is still #HumanTrafficking, there is still #Slavery. Let us continue the fight until slavery has ended everywhere! #StopHEAT

#HumanTrafficking Awareness Month may be over, but this problem occurs every day, all year round. Check out our website ...
02/09/2019
Human Trafficking — H.E.A.T.Watch

#HumanTrafficking Awareness Month may be over, but this problem occurs every day, all year round. Check out our website to learn more about human trafficking, and then check out our #TakeAction tab so you can help us #StopHEAT!
http://ow.ly/b1FY50kWboB

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1(888) 373-7888 Alameda County H.E.A.T. Watch Tip Line: 1(510) 208-4959 Office of the District Attorney, Alameda County Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

Gung Hay Fat Choy, Gon Xi Fa Cai, and Happy Chinese New Year to all from the @HEATWatch Team! Wishing everyone good fort...
02/05/2019

Gung Hay Fat Choy, Gon Xi Fa Cai, and Happy Chinese New Year to all from the @HEATWatch Team! Wishing everyone good fortune, happiness, and prosperity. #ChineseNewYear #YearofthePig 🐷🐷🐷

In February, we celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth and acknowledge the contributions, bravery and leadership of African Americ...
02/05/2019
Black History Month

In February, we celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth and acknowledge the contributions, bravery and leadership of African Americans in our country’s history. How is your community #celebrating? https://www.visitoakland.com/black-history-month/

Oakland is a city renowned for its diversity, and has deep roots in African American culture. Throughout Oaklands history there have been a number of pioneers and trailblazers who helped make this city as great as it is today. This month we celebrated all of this a little extra, but Oaklands Blac...

Alameda County District Attorney's Office
02/04/2019
Alameda County District Attorney's Office

Alameda County District Attorney's Office

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office hosted AC United Against Human Trafficking, a strategic gathering of professionals that coincided with national Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

For more information on AC United visit
http://www.heatwatch.org/heat_watch/task_forces/ac_united

For more information on Human Trafficking, the District Attorney's HEAT Watch program visit:
http://www.heatwatch.org/

339 #HumanTrafficking arrests were made in 3 days! Thank you to the 93 agencies that made this happen. #HumanTrafficking...
02/03/2019
Human-trafficking sting in CA leads to 339 arrests

339 #HumanTrafficking arrests were made in 3 days! Thank you to the 93 agencies that made this happen. #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth #StopHEAT https://abc7.com/5112123/

Hidden in plain sight all across California are human traffickers and their victims. Operation Reclaim and Rebuild is a mission to end human trafficking and help victims caught in the system.

We applaud #Governor @GavinNewsom for recognizing the importance of serving victims of human trafficking. A steady strea...
02/01/2019

We applaud #Governor @GavinNewsom for recognizing the importance of serving victims of human trafficking. A steady stream of funding for the Human Trafficking Victim Assistance program is a huge step in the fight against #humantrafficking. Thank you! #CABudget #StopHEAT

An inspirational story about a woman who overcame her past and uses her experiences to help others heal. #HumanTrafficki...
01/28/2019

An inspirational story about a woman who overcame her past and uses her experiences to help others heal. #HumanTrafficking #WomenLeaders #SurvivorThriver #BeautifulSoul #MitzvahMonday

http://ow.ly/UbNB50kjIrx

#SanDiego is on a roll! San Diego County District Attorney is working to #educate students throughout the county on how ...
01/26/2019
Human Trafficking Prevention to Be Taught in San Diego Schools

#SanDiego is on a roll! San Diego County District Attorney is working to #educate students throughout the county on how to spot #HumanTrafficking and keep themselves safe. #StopHEAT #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth

http://ow.ly/nXD850kiLHv

The seven school districts participating in the program represent approximately half of all students in San Diego County.

#ACUnited is a group of organizations and individuals in Alameda County who have come together to combat #HumanTrafficki...
01/25/2019

#ACUnited is a group of organizations and individuals in Alameda County who have come together to combat #HumanTrafficking. Today we are gathering together for a retreat to discuss our plans for the future!

01/19/2019
San Diego Family Justice Center will offer services to sex-trafficking victims

Congratulations to the @SDFJCFoundation for offering new services to victims of #SexTrafficking. The Alameda County Family Justice Center often sees cases where #domesticviolence and #humantrafficking are intertwined.
http://ow.ly/fqwu50kdPrn

The San Diego Family Justice Center, long a bulwark for domestic violence victims, will expand its offerings to include services for victims of sex trafficking, the San Diego City Attorney’s Office announced this week.

Thank you to Clear Channel Outdoor for generously donating billboards, bus stops, and digital signs to spread awareness ...
01/16/2019

Thank you to Clear Channel Outdoor for generously donating billboards, bus stops, and digital signs to spread awareness about #HumanTrafficking! Although January is #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth, never forget that this crime happens every month and every day throughout the year. We hope this helps sparks conversations for you and your family.

"We know that people who live on our streets in our community...are victims of human trafficking." -Nancy O'Malley #Huma...
01/16/2019

"We know that people who live on our streets in our community...are victims of human trafficking." -Nancy O'Malley
#HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth #StopHEAT

Our press conference with @AlamedaCountyDA Nancy O' Malley is today at 9:30am to announce our #HumanTraffickingAwareness...
01/16/2019

Our press conference with @AlamedaCountyDA Nancy O' Malley is today at 9:30am to announce our #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth billboard campaign. #StopHEAT

It takes a village to prosecute a trafficker. Thank you to the @oaklandpoliceca for their hard work on this case and the...
01/09/2019
Man Gets 35 Years To Life For Trafficking 15-Year-Old Girl

It takes a village to prosecute a trafficker. Thank you to the @oaklandpoliceca for their hard work on this case and the young women who bravely testified. #HumanTrafficking #StopHEAT http://ow.ly/shA350k8IZA

OAKLAND (BCN) A 35-year-old man was sentenced on Tuesday to 35 years to life in state prison for forcing a 15-year-old girl into working as a prostitute for him in Oakland and San Jose. Darius Swain was convicted on Nov. 5 of human trafficking of a minor with force, pimping of a minor, pandering of....

January is #HumanTrafficking Awareness Month! Keep an eye out for our billboards all around Alameda County and learn how...
01/05/2019

January is #HumanTrafficking Awareness Month! Keep an eye out for our billboards all around Alameda County and learn how you can #StopHEAT.

01/01/2019

#HappyNewYear from HEAT Watch! We wish you and your family a fun and safe New Year's Eve.#Goodybye2018 #Hello2019 #YearOfThePig🐷

12/28/2018
Placer County Sheriff's Office

Thanks to Julie's Purse Project, 2,000 survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and #humantrafficking will have purses filled with essential items. Thank you for your awesome work! #YouCanMakeADifference #JuliesPurseProject #HappyHolidays

A Placer County mom is helping victimized women, one purse at a time.
Since 2015, “Julie’s Purse Project”, founded by Julie Nakayama, has been giving out handbags full of necessities to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking, in addition to homeless women.
This year, she’s handing out more than 2,000 bags!
Watch the full story here: 👇🏼

There are great organizations that support survivors of #humantrafficking when they’re ready to leave the life. It can t...
12/19/2018
The Fight to End Sex Trafficking In The US

There are great organizations that support survivors of #humantrafficking when they’re ready to leave the life. It can take 7, 8, or more contacts with a person before they are ready. Don’t give up! Get help. Call (888) 373-7888 OR text BeFree (233733).
http://ow.ly/pjAb50jY0H7

Organizations like Selah Freedom are dedicated to eradicating sex trafficking and providing safe spaces for survivors.

#Scotland now has a hotline to report child sexual exploitation, and they’ve received over 100 tips this year. You can r...
12/17/2018
New hotline for reporting child sex abuse

#Scotland now has a hotline to report child sexual exploitation, and they’ve received over 100 tips this year. You can report #humantrafficking here in #AlamedaCounty at the @HEATWatch Tip Line 510-208-4959. Your anonymity will be honored.
http://ow.ly/ueOX50jY0w8

The 'Nightwatch Hotline' is aimed at those who work late hours such as taxi drivers and hospital staff.

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