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WHAT CAN BE DONE TO IMPROVE THE STATE APPROACH TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING?
1.An effective federal and state human trafficking legal framework;
2.Creating a coordinated, comprehensive community response;
–24 hour hotline with has designated POC's for all needs, including shelters, services, etc.;
–Strong referral protocols;
–Media campaign, awareness raising;
–Community and direct outreach;
3.Collaboration across jurisdictional boundaries to:
–Identify, assist and protect human trafficking victims;
–Investigate human traffickers and the related networks;
–Initiate prosecutions from U.S. Attorney’s Offices, State Attorney Generals and County and Local Attorney’s Offices;
–Hold human traffickers accountable and suppress their markets.