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October 18th, 2018
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The Freedom Truck: A Cause on Wheels Spreading Awareness about Human Trafficking

The Freedom Truck is a “cause on wheels” in Minnesota known for their delicious falafel and for spreading awareness about…

October 3rd, 2018
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13-Year-Old Girl Approached at Movie Theater Brings Discussion Around Trafficking Tactics

A 13-year-old girl was waiting for her parents to pick her up outside of a movie theater in San Antonio,…

September 12th, 2018
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OPERATION DEGROSSTING – Child Sex Crimes Arrest

Excerpts from Mesa PD Press Release Mesa Police Detectives partnered with Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler Police Departments as well as the…

September 7th, 2018
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Alabama K-9 Trained to Find Electronic Media Devices and Help Catch Child Predators

Banner is not your average Labrador Retriever. He’s the only K-9 in Alabama (and one of 19 in the United…

August 7th, 2018
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Operation Net Nanny: 21 Arrests in Pierce County, WA

Excerpts from  WSP’s Press Release  21 dangerous sexual predators who targeted children in Pierce County, WA were removed from the Puyallup…

April 13th, 2018
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Marshall University Digital Forensics Trains Law Enforcement and Students

by Michaela Crittenden | marshallparthenon.com | March 29, 2018 Marshall University’s Digital Forensics department partnered with Operation Underground Railroad to train law enforcement…

April 11th, 2018
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1200 Shoes Provided to Kids at Risk for Human Trafficking in Virginia

Hundreds of young lives in Southwest Virginia were significantly graced this past season when “community angels” provided Appalachian area children…

April 4th, 2018
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Human Trafficking in Washington State: Net Nanny Operation Results in 10 Arrests

Washington State Patrol’s recent “Net Nanny” operation in Jefferson County resulted in ten arrests and the identification of seven children…

March 22nd, 2018
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First South American Forensic Computer Lab Dedicated to Fighting Child Exploitation Opens with O.U.R. Support

Yuliana Martinez-Samboni was honored during the grand opening of the Laboratorio Forense De Cibercrimen Infantil “Yuliana Samboni” in Bogota, Colombia. Yuliana…

October 26th, 2017
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Bedding company Malouf teams up with human trafficking prevention group

By Kevin Opsahl | Oct 24, 2017 | news.hjnews.com Nibley-based bedding company Malouf and Operation Underground Railroad have worked together to…