State Police Motor Carrier Officers
Join Forces to Fight Human Trafficking

LANSING, MICH. – During National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Michigan State Police (MSP)
motor carrier officers are teaming up with officers from across the nation and the Commercial Vehicle
Safety Alliance (CVSA) to raise awareness of human trafficking.

From January 9-13, MSP officers will join with their colleagues in law enforcement, CVSA, and the
organization Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) to educate motorists about the signs of human trafficking
and to enforce laws that crack down on traffickers.

The goal of this week-long, nationwide human trafficking initiative is to raise awareness and educate
those individuals in positions to observe human trafficking taking place, such as commercial motor vehicle drivers, public transportation companies, rest area attendants and truck stop employees.

The MSP first partnered with TAT in 2015 and has since been recognized as a national leader in human
trafficking awareness and education. For more information about TAT, visit truckersagainsttrafficking.org.
To report suspected human trafficking, call the National Human Trafficking Resources Center at 888-373-
7888 or text BeFree to 233733.

Staff Report

This story was prepared by the staff at EUP News or contributed from an outside source.

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