And since 2003 — when the Innocence Lost National Initiative, a partnership with the FBI, Department of Justice Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children was formed — more than 1,200 other child victims have been rescued.
Truckers News has partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to help find missing children at www.truckersnews.com where the database is continuously updated.
TAT has a wonderful website, www.truckersagainsttrafficking.com, that contains a wealth of information about human trafficking, videos and other resources that we would like for all our readers to visit.
We encourage everyone to learn more about this horrible crime network and to become vigilant when on roadways. And please don’t make assumptions about potential prostitution involving underage children.
They didn’t get into the situations they are in by themselves. They are someone’s child, grandchild or sibling that someone is probably trying to find.
Put yourself in their shoes and make a call if the situation doesn’t look right. It could very well be the difference between life and death for a child.