John Vanek


John Vanek is a leadership, collaboration, and anti-human trafficking consultant working with law enforcement agencies, non-profits, community-based organizations, academic institutions, and private sector companies. John is the author of The Essential Abolitionist: What you need to know about human trafficking and modern slavery. He served 25 years with the San Jose Police Department and retired in the rank of Lieutenant. John's knowledge on trafficking and task force leadership and operations has been utilized by the U. S. Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, the Office of the U.S. Attorney, California's Office of the Attorney General, California POST, the Freedom Network Training Institute, and other governmental and private organizations.