Calls to Tip Line Between 2007 to 2011

in Transnational Crime

Between 2007 and the start of 2012, there were around 45,000 calls to a human trafficking tip line managed by the Polaris Project in Washington, D.C.  Out of the number of calls, around 11,000 calls were either directly from victims of others who called to report suspected human trafficking activities. Over 2,000 cases were eventually forwarded to law enforcement agencies.

Source:  Associated Press, “Lincoln’s Cottage in DC tackles modern slavery,” Google News, February 17, 2012.

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