Posting NHTRC hotline number saves lives

Larry was a truck driver who stopped for the night at a busy truck stop. Before going to bed, he saw two females he believed to be minors knocking on the cab doors of trucks parked around him. Larry had learned about human trafficking happening at truck stops from Truckers Against Trafficking and knew he needed to call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center. The NHTRC immediately responded and law enforcement found both females that night and took them into protective custody….

The above story was taken from the website of the National Human Trafficking Resource Center. It’s an example of how a confidential, toll-free, 24-hour phone number can and does save lives.

To read more: http://www.tallahassee.com/story/opinion/2015/04/15/posting-sex-trafficking-hotline-will-save-lives/25835493/