Midway ISD working to protect students from human trafficking

Staff photo— Rod Aydelotte

Staff photo— Rod Aydelotte

Two potential human trafficking cases at Midway High School during the fall 2015 semester prompted administrators to set protocols to assist students who suspect or suffer from human trafficking.
Midway’s Community Liaison Hannah Abbe was recently named the human trafficking liaison, and students and staff are encouraged to notify her of any suspicions or difficulties they have. Abbe will then contact outside resources to help the individual.
“Trafficking happens in Waco, and whenever we see sex trafficking in particular it’s with minors, it’s with kids under the age of 18. So, obviously those are kids that are in our schools,” Abbe said.

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