Former Special Agent with Homeland Security
UAS Survey Leader
Law Enforcement and Labor Trafficking Questions
Darlene Bradley is a former Special Agent that was assigned to the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, Indianapolis, IN office, since the inception of Homeland Security. While employed for the government, she conducted criminal and administrative involving both Customs and Immigration violations. The laws range from protection of the nation's commerce, smuggling, money laundering, export enforcement, international terrorism to immigration issues.
She was also one of the implementation members of IPATH of (Indiana Protection Against Trafficked and Abused Humans), which is the combination of federal, state, local law enforcement and service providers to assist with all aspects of human trafficking. While employed with DHS/HSI, Ms. Bradley successfully investigated and assisted with several federal and state prosecutions of known high-profile sex traffickers within the state of Indiana. Also, as part of Ms. Bradley’s duties and responsibilities, she assisted with the victim’s services of domestic and foreign national individuals. For the foreign national victim, this would possibly entail the procurement of legitimate immigration status and a possible Trafficking visa. Ms. Bradley accomplished this by the successful implementation of partnerships with law enforcement and victim services organizations, while employed with the federal government.
In May 2015, the Department of State requested that she travel to Vietnam for 14 days to assist with a training symposium of the Vietnamese government, military and academia officials to assist with their anti-human trafficking program. Since being a former special agent, Ms. Bradley has been requested to assist and collaborate with two prominent human trafficking organization regarding awareness training.