6,500 Cases of Human Trafficking Reported to Law Enforcement

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Polaris has reported to federal and local law enforcement entities more than 6,500 cases of human trafficking cases, after individuals have requested law enforcement support through the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline and BeFree Textline.  Every day, call specialists receive hundreds of calls and a dozen texts from people requesting information, local services, or an immediate crisis response to a victim's situation. While law enforcement does not provide follow-up information on every case that we've reported to them, we do know that law enforcement entities have regularly responded to our reports by helping victims escape and successfully arresting and prosecuting traffickers.  

Polaris and the National Human Trafficking Resource Center respect an individual's right to make the decision regarding whether or not to report information about his/her experience to law enforcement or other parties.