Seen Possible Trafficking
What should you do if you see possible human trafficking?
You've just seen a situation that you think might be human trafficking. You've gone to awareness events, you've been paying attention to your surroundings, and now you see something suspicious. It might be trafficking, but it might not. What do you do?
Should you call someone? Should you ignore it since it's probably nothing? Should you attempt to talk to the people to see if something is wrong? Should you attempt to rescue the possible victim?
Please don't try to intervene or approach a possible trafficking situation. That could place you in danger, and if it is an actual human trafficking situation, you'll almost certainly be placing the victim in additional danger.
Please don't ignore it. True, it could be innocent, but what if it isn't? Let law enforcement know, so they can investigate it.
What you should do:
If you are uncomfortable calling law enforcement, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline Number instead, at 888.373.7888, and they will call law enforcement. Your vigilance and appropriate actions could save a life!
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