National Human Trafficking Hotline: call 1-888-373-7888 or text BeFree (233733)
Human trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery. At its core, it involves the exchanges of goods for services using force, fraud or coercion. Victims are forced into labor or commercial sexual exploitation.
Human trafficking is real and it is a crime.
MoDOT has joined with other state DOTs and the U.S. Department of Transportation to help fight human trafficking.
As part of the Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking (TLAHT), MoDOT has signed a pledge to help combat human trafficking by raising public awareness of the issue and by educating employees on how to recognize and report the signs of human trafficking.
Together we can "Put the Brakes on Human Trafficking."
MoDOT, with the help of law enforcement and other organizations, has put together this video to educate employees on how to spot the signs of human trafficking and how to report it:
The USDOT's Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking (TLAHT) initiative is comprised of transportation and travel industry stakeholders working jointly to maximize their collective impact in combating human trafficking.
The take action page links to training videos, posters, and other materials. Please note – some videos contain sensitive subject matter and language some might find offensive. Always preview any videos that might be shown to an audience to determine appropriateness and provide an advance warning about content.
The Missouri attorney general has made fighting human trafficking and exploitation one of the office’s top priorities. The AGO has launched a number of initiatives to take immediate action on this critical issue. View their resources online at: https://ago.mo.gov/home/human-trafficking/task-force
The Blue Campaign is the unified voice for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to combat human trafficking. Working in collaboration with law enforcement, government, non-governmental and private organizations, the Blue Campaign strives to protect the basic right of freedom and to bring those who exploit human lives to justice.
The resources page provides a document library, request materials, awareness training, and awareness videos. Please note – some videos contain sensitive subject matter and language some might find offensive. Always preview any videos that might be shown to an audience to determine appropriateness and provide an advance warning about content.
Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is a 501(c)3 that exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking and busing industries to combat human trafficking. Truckers Against Trafficking recognizes that members of the trucking industry and individual truckers are invaluable in the fight against this heinous crime. As the eyes and ears of our nation’s highways, truckers are in a unique position to make a difference and close loopholes to traffickers who seek to exploit our transportation system for their personal gain.
The resource tools page contains a glossary, resources for parents, links to their curriculum, videos and more. Please note - some videos contain sensitive subject matter and language some might find offensive. Always preview any videos that might be shown to an audience to determine appropriateness and provide advance warning about content.
Click here to request Trucker Against Trafficking materials such as wallet cards, window decals, posters and brochures.