Operation April Fools 2022 – 29 Arrested
Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies came together for another sting operation.
Phoenix Police Department Human Exploitation and Trafficking (HEAT) Unit recently partnered with the Mesa Police Department, Chandler Police Department, Scottsdale Police Department, Glendale Police Department, Surprise Police Department, AZ Department of Public Safety, FBI, HSI, and the Arizona Attorney Generals Office for an undercover operation targeting the demand for child sex crimes and human trafficking.
“We had detectives placing ads, posing as underage victims that you could come to solicit a sex act from”
said Phoenix Police Sgt. Andy Williams.