Us Marshals

Credit: U.S. Marshals/Georgia Office of the Attorney General

ATLANTA (CBS46) — A two-week multi-jurisdictional operation named "Operation Not Forgotten 2021" lead to the recover of 20 children in metro Atlanta area. 16 of those children were suspected victims of sex trafficking.

Numerous federal, state and local agencies, including the Georgia Attorney General's Office, partnered with the U.S. Marshals' Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force to recover the group of endangered missing children.

“I strongly believe this model is the most effective example of how we as an agency should be approaching this mission,” said U.S. Marshals Missing Child Unit Chief Darby Kirby in a press release. “Everyone who participated in the op played a vital role in recovering these children.”

Members of the Fulton County District Attorney's office and the Fulton County Sheriff's office also assisted in the operation. 

Criminal prosecutions stemming from Operation Not Forgotten 2021 are expected. 


Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.