RCMP are shining a light on the crime where human beings are sold for profit

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**** RCMP Media Release

RCMP are shining a light on the crime where human beings are sold for profit.

The Nova Scotia RCMP is committed to holding human traffickers accountable to the full extent of the law while connecting victims with the resources and supports they need. There is a Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Team dedicated to conducting human trafficking investigations, educating partners and stakeholders and facilitating victim support. The team is made u of RCMP and municipal officers and was created in consultation with the province.

If you are or have been trafficked, or believe someone you know is being trafficked, the RCMP has a support line you can call or text to speak with a member of the Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Team. It is monitored 24 hours a day by a police officer: 902-449-2425. The callers can choose to leave their information anonymously. Anonymous calls can also be made by contacting Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app. You may also choose to contact the Human Trafficking National Coordination Centre hotline at 1-833-900-1010.

Knowing the indicators and stages of human trafficking can help people identify victims. Please share this message to help spread the word.

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