In the News Category

February 25th, 2019

USU’s SEED program wins top national award for helping survivors learn entrepreneurship skills

Last year, Operation Underground Railroad partnered with the Jon M. Huntsman School of Utah State University to bring the SEED…

November 21st, 2018

Historic Jailhouse to Become a Human Trafficking Info Center with O.U.R.

Original News and Image Source: A historic jailhouse in St. George, Utah, will soon be turned into an information…

October 26th, 2018

New PA Law Increases Protection for Child Victims of Human Trafficking

Pennsylvania is making waves to protect victims of human trafficking. State Senator Stewart Greenleaf introduced a bill to protect child…

October 18th, 2018

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

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


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

September 7th, 2018

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

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

Marshall University Digital Forensics Trains Law Enforcement and Students

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

April 11th, 2018

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…