in Chatsworth, Grey Highlands, Southgate, West Grey
August 23, 2023
Human Trafficking is a crime that affects communities across Canada. Did you know that this includes Grey and Bruce Counties?
The South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Grey-Bruce OPP and the Anti-Human Trafficking Committee are partnering with the Municipality of Kincardine the Municipality of Grey Highlands to raise awareness on this crime that is so devastating for the victims.
Motorists will see "It Could Happen To Me", "#KnowHumanTrafficking" awareness signs posted in the Municipality of Kincardine and the Municipality of Grey Highlands.
A sex trafficker will control every aspect of the trafficked person's life: when they eat, when they sleep, what they wear, who they talk to.
The person being trafficked, and those they encounter may not understand that a crime is taking place.
Indicators of sexual exploitation:
Human trafficking is NOT just a big city issue, it is here in rural Ontario. A victim of human trafficking will not see any escape from "the game." They are dependent upon us to help, here are some signs that a person is being trafficked:
Factors specific to Grey-Bruce:
The South Bruce OPP and the Grey-Bruce OPP are requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.
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