Emergency room doctors and nurses are often the only contact victims of human trafficking have with the outside world, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said Friday while launching an initiative aimed to train emergency workers how to identify signs of trafficking.
Miami State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle has been appointed to the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking.
On Tuesday, the state’s record-setting, $77 billion election-year budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Governor Rick Scott will be in Miami Thursday to raise awareness of human trafficking. Scott will meet with members of Touching Miami with Love, a prevention and recovery organization.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a pair of bills Tuesday as the state continues efforts to curb human trafficking.
Two massage parlors, owned by the same person, have been shut down after undercover officials walked in and were reportedly solicited for prostitution.
Pembroke Pines Police are searching for a missing 15-year old girl, they say is endangered.
City and state officials are hoping the unveiling of a new billboard will create awareness and get the community involved in stopping the sex trafficking of children.
The Fort Lauderdale Police Department arrested two people for the alleged human trafficking.
A man arrested for allegedly trying to lure two high school girls into prostitution, will remain behind bars.