Louisiana Law Enforcement Learns to Spot Slavery

Jim Shannon at WAFB reports how law-enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, LA, are learning to spot human trafficking and slavery.

Officers need help because, according to David Dugas, an attorney, “the victims of human trafficking present to law enforcement initially as perpetrators. They’ll look like illegal aliens or prostitutes or people working in construction, things like that.”

To this end, Hank Levenson, a retired police lieutenant, is teaching a course on human trafficking that seeks to educate people on how to recognize potential problems.

Read the whole story here.

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