AG PAXTON TEAMS UP WITH TRUCKERS, EL PASO LAW ENFORCEMENT TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – EL PASO – Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), the Texas Trucking Association (TTA), and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton brought the trucking industry and law enforcement together today for a collaborative coalition build on human trafficking at El Paso’s Region 19 Education Service Center.

During Thursday’s news conference, Attorney General Paxton praised the public-private partnership between his office, TAT, TTA, and law enforcement, citing it as an innovative and effective approach in the fight against human trafficking.

“Truckers are the eyes and ears of our Texas highways,” Attorney General Paxton said. “This partnership brings law enforcement and the trucking industry together, educating them on the signs of human trafficking and how to report it. It helps ensure that victims will be identified and rescued, and that traffickers will find themselves behind bars.”

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