Often referred to as “domestic sex trafficking,” there are numerous victims who are being forced into situations because of threats of violence and physical and psychological intimidation.
In 2022, the Durham Regional Police Human Trafficking Unit conducted 277 investigations.
To learn the signs of human trafficking and how you can help, click here.
Crime Stoppers is offering a minimum reward of $1000 for any tip that leads to an arrest involving human trafficking.
If you know someone who is a victim, or you suspect human trafficking, and you want to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or visit them at durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca
Callers never need to give their name or testify in court and they do not use call display.
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