Human Trafficking

What is human trafficking?

Human trafficking happens when an adult is forced or coerced to provide labor, services or commercial sex or when a child under age 18 trades sexual contact for anything of value. Labor Trafficking involves children and adults compelled to provide labor or services by force, fraud, or coercion.

What should you do when you suspect human trafficking?

Call 911 and describe in detail what you have observed. Do not intervene in a situation you think might be human trafficking. Doing so could result in harm to you, your staff, or ythe victim and could intefere with an ongoing investigation. Instead, observe the situation, document as much as you can and contact the authorities as soon as it is safe for you to do so. 

What information will law enforcement need form you?

Vehicle license plate state and number, vehicle descriptions, names, date & time, address, telephone numbers, descriptions of individuals, security recordings or photos, copies of receipts.