Inspiring Action Against Human Trafficking

"The trip also inspired Jeff Keith to take action. In 2012, after finding out through his own research how common trafficking is in the U.S., he founded Bend, Ore-based Guardian Group, a nonprofit that fights sex trafficking."  Read the rest of Elaine Pofeldt's...

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​Rooms for Rent and Girls for Sale

Americans have had enough, and we are demanding a change. Just look at the headlines lately. Powerful men, entertainers, politicians, pastors, and newscasters are finally being held accountable for their abuses against women and children. For too many years these...

Guardian Group Partnering with Major California Hotel Association

Late April marked a new Guardian Group partnership that will contribute to major inroads in the fight against human trafficking. The California Hotel and Lodging Association cemented it's relationship by providing the Guardian Seal® training to all 1800 member hotels....

Guardian Group Appoints Michael S. Young to Board of Directors

"Guardian Group, a "Team of Teams" comprised of former military special operations, law enforcement and intelligence community professionals dedicated to fighting human trafficking, announced today that Michael S. Young has been appointed to the Board of Directors."...

Previous Articles

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Private eyes look for runaways, sex-trade victims to rescue.

Bend Source Weekly Article

Central Oregon’s hidden child sex trafficking problem, featuring comments from Guardian Group CEO Jeff Keith.

The Bend Bulletin News Article

Man charged with prostitution-related charges, mentions Guardian Group and Central Oregon CSEC Response Team.

Business Wire Article

SalesFish, Inc., announces a partnership with Guardian Group in an attempt to “bring the fight” to the human trafficking epidemic.

KTVZ Channel 21 News Article

Major grants target Central Oregon teen homeless and human trafficking.

KTVZ Channel 21 News Article

Deschutes County Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Response Team and Guardian Group enable Bend Prostitution ‘sting,’ shines spotlight on sex trafficking.

Lise Kuecker Podcast

A deep dive into building a thriving…

KPTV Fox 12 Oregon News

Featuring the in-house tactical training led by members of the Guardian Group, featuring comments from Guardian Group CEO Jeff Keith.

Asian American Hotel Owners Association Webinar

Human Trafficking Recognition & Response.

Drew Mariani Show Radio Podcast

Guardian Group COO, Jeff Tiegs discusses the kidnapping and recovery of California resident Sherri Papini.

NBC Nightly News

Guardian Group COO discusses how training and recognition are key to fighting sex trafficking.

Mann Up Report

Scott Mann interviews Guardian Group, one of the most innovative and effective organizations taking a stand against human trafficking.