When the movie “Taken” was released, it gave audiences a scenario to link with their fear of human trafficking. This scenario has come to mind for plenty of people as the way human trafficking works: being dragged out of a home or off the streets into a van by a kidnapper. While it can’t be said for all cases of human trafficking, that isn’t how it generally takes place.
Source: The reality of human trafficking in Kalamazoo
January marks Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention month nationwide and a local organization is working to reduce the number of human trafficking cases in the state. The Kalamazoo Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition hopes a new campaign will promote sa
Source: New anti-human trafficking campaign to promote awareness and resources in Kalamazoo
The shelter is expected to be open in January and will be off-site, YWCA Kalamazoo Development Manager Emily Deering said.
Source: YWCA Kalamazoo to open Michigan’s first human-trafficking shelter | MLive.com
Support group for survivors of labor or sex trafficking. For more information, contact Beyond the Barriers at 269-365-4361 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A jury on Tuesday convicted David Q. Givhan, also known as “Premier,” 34, of one count of sex trafficking and three counts of interstate transportation for prostitution.
Source: Kalamazoo man convicted of sex trafficking in Kentucky
Suspects in Battle Creek-area human trafficking ring in custody, victims safe | WWMT
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Three people in Battle Creek were allegedly coerced into a life of human trafficking.Now, police say the suspects involved are in custody, and the victims are safe.Newschannel 3 broke the news Monday afternoon, as thre
Source: Suspects in Battle Creek-area human trafficking ring in custody, victims safe | WWMT
Five held in Battle Creek human trafficking case
Five people are in custody and more may be arrested after a 10-day investigation into human trafficking in Battle Creek.
Source: Five held in Battle Creek human trafficking case
What to do when facing a human trafficking situation
The Kalamazoo Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition is hosting a human trafficking victim provider service training on Friday, June 24 for those who have or may come in contact with victims.
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Feds: Kzoo man took women to Ky. for prostitution | WOODTV.com
A Kalamazoo man faces federal charges after allegedly taking women from Michigan to Kentucky for prostitution purposes.
Source: Feds: Kzoo man took women to Ky. for prostitution | WOODTV.com
Kalamazoo man arraigned on human trafficking charges | MLive.com
Joseph Quincy Lee III, 32, faces felony charges of human trafficking and transporting a person for the purpose of prostitution.
Source: Kalamazoo man arraigned on human trafficking charges | MLive.com