Human trafficking is a serious crime that affects thousands of families across America and around the world every year.
The Toledo Police Department takes this heinous crime very seriously; in fact, Detective Pete Swartz received the Ohio Liberators Award in 2014 for his tireless work in this field.
If you witness suspected human trafficking, call the Toledo FBI at (419) 243-6122. You may also call Crimestoppers at (419) 255-1111 or the Toledo Police non-emergency line at (419) 245-3340.
If there is a life-threatening situation please call 911 immediately.
Below are a few links with information about human trafficking and what to look for.
Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition: www.LCHTC.org
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: www.missingkids.com
Safety Resources for kids: www.kidsmart.org
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services : www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/endtrafficking