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Media Release

Release Date: October 14th, 2019 - 3:35pm

Originator: D/Constable, Nadine Clarke, Crime Stoppers, 905-825-4747 X 5118

Contact: D/Constable, Nadine Clarke, RCMB, 905-825-4747 X 5118

Location: Oakville

Attachment 1: 6191-Human Trafficking Seminar.pdf


Human Trafficking Information Session

​*****Media Release and Media Invite*****

 – Wednesday, October 16, 2019

10am-1pm

Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters

2485 North Service Rd W, Oakville

 

 

Crime Stoppers of Halton, in partnership with the Halton Region Police Service, and Courage for Freedom, is hosting an information session on Human Trafficking on Wednesday, October 16th.

 

The event will take place at the Halton Regional Police Headquarters, Community Room, at 10:00AM.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Registration information can be found at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca/news-and-events/human-trafficking-seminar.

                                                                                        

The session will feature special guest speaker, Kelly Tallon Franklin, the founder of Courage for Freedom, a Canadian-based organization who exists to educate, train and certify front-line and community service providers on proven strategies and prevention tactics serves vulnerable victims of human trafficking and sexually exploited girls.

 

Detective Constable Nadine Clarke, Halton Crime Stoppers' Police Coordinator commented on human trafficking in Halton Region. "When people think of crime in our community human trafficking generally isn't at the top of the list.  But, the unfortunate reality is that, human trafficking is the second largest criminal activity in the world and it does exist in Halton Region.  It remains a largely hidden crime with very few obvious signs of the activity, leaving victims with few options for escape.  The Halton Regional Police Service is proud to partner with Halton Crime Stoppers and Courage for Freedom to present this information session focused on key community partners and what signs to watch for", Clarke said.

 

 

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Contact:

Detective Constable Nadine Clarke

Coordinator Halton Crime Stoppers

(905) 825-4747  ext. 5118