MIAMI (CBSMiami) – On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Miami International Airport joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s “Blue Lightning” initiative.
The initiative is designed to prevent human trafficking by training and educating frontline airport workers.READ MORE: Miami Beach Police Investigate Possible Shooting On Collins Avenue
“We fully support the anti-human trafficking goals of the Blue Lightning initiative,” said Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava. “And I am very proud that MIA, under the leadership of Director Sola, is leading this effort nationally and internationally with the knowledge that we can identify cases of people that are potentially subject to human trafficking.”READ MORE: Residents Of Coral Gables Building Given 72 Hours To Vacate Over Structural Concerns
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The online training will be mandatory for all newly hired Miami-Dade Aviation Department employees within six months of their start date.