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14 January, 2018, 11:19 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
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He's the driving improvement coach at G & P Trucking in Gaston and he's seen it all but not all of it's good.

Terri Albertson, director of the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, discusses the DMV's partnership with the Department of Homeland Security's Blue Campaign to raise awareness for human trafficking at the Nevada DMV on Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas, Jan. 11, 2018.

The United Nation estimates that 100,000 American children are victims of trafficking.

To date, PennDOT has trained more than 500 employees to notice signs of potential trafficking situations through a project to modernize driver and vehicle services operation called GO-TIME. "Our working group exists to strengthen collaboration in each of our states and between our states. One was an underage juvenile and the rest of them were what they said trafficking prostitutes", said Gibson.

As of December 29, there are 72 human trafficking cases pending in state courts. "In fact, we want to send a message to the whole industry that you're going to pay a great price if you think you can do that to Nebraska youths".

Thursday was National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and local officials said it can happen in our community.

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"It impacts tens of thousands of children, women, and men in SC alone. This doesn't make who we are", she said. The Connecticut Trafficking in Persons Council, originally established within the recently abolished state agency, the Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, continues to explore whether enforcement of state trafficking laws can be improved, resulting in more prosecutions on the demand side of trafficking. They are critical in this fight.

Cruz said the proposed new law is created to "shine a light on the practices of these slave traders and human traffickers". The office also formed a coalition with Bikers Against Child Abuse and secured the arrest and indictment against a former Campbell County district judge and school board member on numerous human trafficking charges.

John Mckown is a driving instructor who's helping train truckers know what to look out for. "That's why we have to bring this awareness", said Mckown. Sometimes they would convince a female victim that they had work for them in a modeling agency.

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said human trafficking is deep underground, making it a challenge to address. The two offices will use the funds over three-years to intensify the work they are doing to hold offenders accountable and support victims of human trafficking.

Staff will be trained to recognize the signs and indicators of human trafficking and to take steps when encountering suspicious activity.

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