Joseph Scaramucci

Detective, Human Trafficking
McLennan County Sheriff's Office

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Detective Scaramucci began his career in law enforcement in 2004, and was promoted to Detective in 2008 with the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office, investigating Crimes Against Persons. Since initiating investigations in Human Trafficking in 2014, Detective Scaramucci has participated in demand suppression events, arresting over 450 sex buyers with his partner in a period of 8 months. In the last 3 years, he has conducted sting operations resulting in the arrest of approximately 125 individuals for Human Trafficking and related offenses, which lead to the recovery of approximately 215 trafficking victims and seizure of more than $300,000 in currency and assets.

Detective Scaramucci has worked both State and Federal investigation as a Task Force Officer with H.S.I., which has led to arrests and investigations throughout the U.S., Canada, China, New Zealand, and Guatemala. He has also led and trained numerous agencies throughout the U.S. on how to conduct these operations, along with operations targeting Illicit Massage Parlors. Detective Scaramucci is certified in Courts of Law as a Subject Matter Expert in Human Trafficking. He is further employed as a consultant for the Polaris Project, and Collective Liberty, training more than 121 agencies throughout 19 states, along with providing technical support for their Human Trafficking Operations and Investigations.

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If you suspect signs of human trafficking, contact your local law enforcement and 
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