The Blue Campaign has developed awareness and training materials to help increase awareness and educate on the indicators of human trafficking.
I congratulate all the law enforcement personnel who participated in Operation Safe Haven. Today, more than a year of hard work has paid off, and those responsible for perpetrating modern day slavery in the United States are being brought to justice.
The Department of Homeland Security, through the unified voice of the Blue Campaign, is committed to fighting the heinous crime of human trafficking. The unfortunate reality is that human trafficking occurs here in the United States and – as our public service announcement depicts – it is hidden in plain sight. After I learned about the growing human trafficking problem in North Dakota, particularly in the oil-rich Bakken region following the oil boom, I traveled to Fargo, Dickinson, New Town, and Bismarck to gain a better understanding of the situation on the ground. While there earlier this month, I engaged with federal, state, local, tribal, non-profit, and private sector stakeholders and explored meaningful ways to work together to raise awareness and fight human trafficking in this region. At Blue Campaign we believe that only through the sum of our collective efforts will we succeed in combating this terrible crime.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah Saldaña outlines the role the dedicated men and women of ICE play in the apprehension, detention, and removal of individuals unlawfully present in the United States and the critical work ICE investigators perform to disrupt and dismantle criminal organizations operating in and affecting American communities.
This dramatization depicts human trafficking indicators that may be present in bus stations, at ticket counters, and on coaches.
This dramatization depicts human trafficking indicators that may be present at a highway rest area.
This dramatization depicts human trafficking indicators that may be present in a residential community, and how they might impact a School Resource Officer.
This dramatization depicts human trafficking indicators that may be present in public places and private homes, alike.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations International Operations Assistant Director Lev Kubiak addresses the international engagement and enforcement efforts of ICE.
This dramatization depicts life events that may make an individual a target to sex traffickers.