Who We Are
The Asservo Project
Protecting Kids, Ending Trafficking
Did you know the average age of a trafficked child is just 14 years old? It happens in every nation, on every continent, in every city.
Our Story: From a Friend’s Plea to a Lifelong Mission
It all began with a friend’s desperate call for help. Joe Sweeney, a seasoned 30-year veteran with a background as a former SWAT Operator, Bomb Squad Commander, and U.S. government Explosive Security Specialist, returned home from an overseas anti-terrorism program. Haunted by the harrowing stories of child kidnapping and human trafficking he encountered, he couldn’t ignore the call for assistance from his friend. Three American kids were missing, and little did he know, this moment would change everything.
Discovering the Hidden Crisis
Upon reaching out to his law enforcement colleagues, Joe learned that human trafficking was on the rise in the United States. In fact, human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world, generating more than $150 billion US dollars every year.
The Birth of a Lifesaving Mission
Motivated by a deep sense of purpose, Joe and Sue Sweeney decided to take action. They founded The Asservo Project, which takes its name from the Latin word meaning to watch, guard, rescue, and preserve. Their mission is to assist government agencies overwhelmed by trafficking cases, offering their expertise and resources. The team they assembled comprises law enforcement and military experts dedicated to tracking down traffickers and delivering crucial evidence to bring them to justice.
Meet Our Intelligence Team
Our dedicated intelligence team includes a retired narcotics detective and private investigator, former intelligence officers with expertise in counterterrorism, and a and a former Navy SEAL specialist in crisis and risk management.
Today, The Asservo Project not only conducts surveillance and gathers evidence but also runs a comprehensive community education campaign. We’re committed to raising awareness among children, young adults, and parents about the growing online threats. Join us in our mission to protect and preserve lives. Together, we can make a difference.
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