Joining Forces in the Fight Against Human Trafficking . . . Philadelphia’s Task Force is Officially Announced

Philadelphia’s Homeland Security held a press conference on January 18, 2017 to publicly announce the formation of the Philadelphia Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force.  The task force was formed in 2016 for the purpose of combating  human trafficking in Philadelphia by using a collaborative approach among federal and local law enforcement agencies and multiple social service organizations.  The lead partnership agencies include: The Salvation Army’s New Day to Stop Trafficking program, the Philadelphia Police Department, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, the United States Attorney’s Office- Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the FBI and Homeland Security Investigation.  The Salvation Army coordinates victim services with the tremendous expertise of partner social service organizations, including:  Friends of Farmworkers, Nationalities Service Center, Covenant House, Dawn’s Place, Philadelphia Children’s Alliance, and Villanova C-S-E Institute.

Watch News Coverage of the Philadelphia Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Press Conference . . .  CLICK HERE.

 

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