Stop Human Trafficking Conference

Stop Human Trafficking Conference

The St. Paul United Methodist Women held its 3rd annual conference on human trafficking to provide a forum to educate the community, to have an exchange of information and open discussion on what is occurring in our community, and to identify potential opportunities for community members to provide support and assistance to survivors of human trafficking. 

Below, please find video recordings from the conference:

Conference Opening

Teena Robinson Halbig presentation

Louisville Metro Police Department presentation

Message from Attica Scott, Ky State Representative

David James, Louisville Metro Council President – Louisville statistics

Cybersecurity and Human Trafficking, Teena Robinson Halbig

Closing comments



Teena Halbig has been active with Human Trafficking for over a dozen years with the United Nations Association of the USA Kentucky Division (UNA-USA KY Div.) where she is the current Vice President after 6 years as President. She is on the Louisville Metro Human Trafficking Task Force and the KY Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. Teena has a long history of involvement fighting against human trafficking and discrimination against women. She has led the way in passing legislation in KY, served on national panels, and worked to pass international legislation, and well as set up the HT Hotline internationally.

DAVID JAMES, President, Louisville Metro Council

In 2021,  David James was elected to serve a fourth term as President of the Louisville Metro Council. He has served two terms as Majority Leader, a position that elevated him to President Pro Tem of the Metro Council and the Chair of the 17-member Democratic Caucus. He has had a long career of public service, as he served on the Louisville Police Department, servcd with the U.S. Army Reserves, and as the Commissioner of the Kentucky Bureau of Investigation, the investigative arm of the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office, prior to his service on the Metro Council.


Sergeant Tony Doninger, Louisville Metropolitan Police Department (LMPD)

He has been with the LMPD since June of 2007. He served as a patrol officer for 6 years. Served as a detective for 5 years. He has been a Sergeant since August of 2019, and has been the Sergeant over the Sex Crimes Unit since November of 2020.

DETECTIVE JERRY ARMES, Louisville Metro Police Department