human trafficking

Montgomery Police: “aware of multiple social media posts regarding attempted abductions”

Several alarming social media posts regarding attempted abductions, or possible human-trafficking attempts in Montgomery have caught the attention of the Montgomery Police Department. In the weeks after the tragedy of 3-year-old Kamille “Cupcake” Mckinney, and in the midst of the search for 19-year-old Aniah Blanchett,  these types of posts have seemingly multiplied on social media. Alabama News Network reached out…

5TH Annual Alabama Human Trafficking Summit

Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world, and known to some as modern day slavery. Human trafficking affects millions of people world wide, including some people here in Alabama. Today the Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force held a summit to teach law enforcement, teachers and other responders the signs of human trafficking. Attorney General Steve Marshall…

Human Trafficking Remains A Growing State-Wide Concern

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and human trafficking continues to be a national and state-wide problem year-round. Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn says it remains one of the fastest growing criminal industries and takes a special eye to identify. “Human trafficking sometimes takes a lot more in depth training for the officers and investigators involved to really recognize…

Law Enforcement Increases Awareness of Human Trafficking in Alabama

Human trafficking affects more people in Alabama that most people realize.

It’s a serious legal and social issue that many of us may not even think is a problem in the United States, human trafficking.  Law enforcement wants you to know that if affects more people than you realize, maybe even someone you know. US attorney’s representing Alabama’s southern, middle and northern districts held a meeting on the campus of Auburn…