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Derek Marsh

Global Center for Women and Justice, Vanguard Center
Assistant Director
Derek Marsh retired from the Westminster PD, CA, after more than 26 years of service. In 2004, D.C. Marsh helped start the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF). He served as the co-chair of the OCHTTF from 2004-12, during which time he developed and taught courses in human trafficking across the state of California, provided oversight to human trafficking investigations, assisted in creating HT DVDs, wrote multiple grants, and provided Congressional testimony twice as an HT expert witness. He has presented anti-HT trainings across California and the United States, Saipan, Italy and Argentina. He taught HT as an undergraduate course at Vanguard University, CA, from 2009 to the present. He has an MA in Human Behavior, an MPA in Police Management & Leadership, and graduated from FBINA Class #224.
Currently, D.C. Marsh works as the Assistant Director at the Global Center for Women and Justice. He is researching how human trafficking task forces identify, investigate and prosecute labor trafficking cases throughout the United States through on-site visits and review of historical task force and federal performance documents. He is helping to develop & provide training and technical assistance through the BJA TTAC and OVC TTAC agencies. The overall goal of his fellowship is to identify labor trafficking promising practices in victim/case identification, investigations and prosecutions. 

Derek Marsh es actualmente el Director Asistente del Centro Global para la Mujer y la Justicia (GCWJ) en la Universidad de Vanguard. Antes de unirse a la GCWH, Marsh se desempeñó como becario visitante de la Oficina de Asistencia Judicial para la Trata de Personas desde el 2015 al 2018, investigando cómo las fuerzas de la trata de personas identifican, investigan y procesan los casos de trata de trabajadores en los Estados Unidos. Derek Marsh se retiró del Departamento de Policía de Westminster, CA, en el 2013 como Jefe Adjunto después de más de 26 años de servicio. En el 2004, fue cofundador de la Fuerza Contra la Trata de Personas del Condado de Orange (OCHTTF). Ha presentado actividades de difusión y capacitación anti-trata en California y los Estados Unidos, Saipán, Italia, Argentina, Rumania, Grecia y Ruanda y Nairobi (los dos últimos con las Naciones Unidas).

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, March 1

11:30am PST

Saturday, March 2

12:40pm PST