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How the SIAC is Combating Human Trafficking

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Does human trafficking occur in Utah? According to Mary Ellis, Human Trafficking Intelligence Analyst for the Utah Department of Public Safety, it is a growing problem. “The exact numbers are hard to come by,” she explains, “but it is a growing issue. Think about it this way. Globally, 20 million people are trafficked in labor or sex, with several million in the United States. Many cases go unreported, so it is hard to say firm numbers, but the problem here is serious and growing.”

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