John Temple

Assistant District Attorney, Chief of the Human Trafficking Response Unit at the New York County District Attorney’s Office

John Temple

John Temple serves as Chief of the Human Trafficking Response Unit at the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where he supervises all sex and labor trafficking investigations and prosecutions. Mr. Temple has implemented innovative procedures and policies to better identify victims of human trafficking, provide greater support for victims and their families, and use data-based investigations to prosecute traffickers and those who facilitate trafficking. He also teaches a course on human trafficking at Fordham University.

“Human trafficking can only be properly combated when good people across many disciplines band together. No one government, non-profit, or industry can do it alone. United, we can succeed where individually we fail.”