Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Free training program on human trafficking in Illinois

Illinois Regional Institute for Community Policing,
Illinois Fraternal Order of Police,
Illinois Law Enforcement Education Foundation

Training Opportunity
Human Trafficking Awareness
May 8
Illinois State Police Academy
Springfield, Il

A June class will also be at ametro-east Illinois location and day to be announced

Presenter(s): Specially trained Instructors will be from the Illinois State Police and the Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights.

Description: The course curriculum will present issues relative to: modern-day slavery involving the exploitation of persons for commercial sex and forced labor; the global problem and its multibillion-dollar industry; recognizing the U.S. as a country of destination for human trafficking; the laws relative to the crime; the need for interagency cooperation; and the application of the community policing tactics of partnership building and problem solving.

Students will learn about:
  • Introduction to human trafficking;
  • Legal overview
  • Investigative considerations
  • Victim service providers
  • Immigration issues
  • Interagency cooperation
  • Engaging the community
To register for this FREE presentation, Sheriff and Police Departments, and other interested organizations, should contact Sue Patterson at (217) 206-6029, or email her at You may also fax your request to (217) 206-6063. Seating will be limited for this training class.

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