South Carolina Human Trafficking Task Force

Amanda Branham, Program Coordinator for VAWA and HT

Amanda Branham currently serves as Program Coordinator in the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Program and Human Trafficking Task Force of the S.C. Attorney General’s Office. In her role, Amanda coordinates statewide trainings for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and other service providers of domestic violence, sexual assault, teen dating violence, stalking and harassment. She also provides technical assistance to Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) and Domestic Violence Council Coordinating Council (DVCC) statewide.

Prior to this, Amanda served in the State Grand Jury Unit of the S.C. Attorney General’s Office as an Enforcement Specialist focusing on public corruption, narcotic and gang investigations. Amanda previously worked for the City of Columbia Police Department in the Patrol Unit where she was promoted from Patrolman to the rank of Sergeant and was a member of the Crisis Negotiations Team. Amanda earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina. Originally from Summerville, SC, Amanda currently lives in Chapin, SC with her husband, daughter, and Labrador retriever.

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