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Combat human trafficking and sexual exploitation

Nov 18, 2021

Criminal gangs suspected of being involved in large scale drugs importation and weapons trafficking are in the sights of Operation Costello, a specialist operation being backed with more than £2 million from the Home Office.

Drugs conspiracy charges mark 18 months of Operation Costello

Victims safeguarded and six arrests after operation targeting Luton sex industry

Discovery of potential modern slavery victims

Eleven women safeguarded and eight arrests in sexual exploitation operation

Reducing Violence & Exploitation Together

Bedfordshire Against Violence and Exploitation

Recruitment drive begins for Operation Costello

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