Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Katelin Carroll
Staff Reporter 

Human trafficking is not just an urban problem

Hohenwald demonstration has been scheduled


September 17, 2020

Human trafficking knows no socio-economic, racial or geographic barriers. Often when we think of human trafficking, we think of big cities, urban areas and stories that we have heard or read about from afar.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation conducted a study in 2013 called "The Geography of Trafficking in Tennessee."

In this study, the TBI tracked down and reported the number of human trafficking cases that had occurred in each county of the volunteer state.

"It is important to analyze the Tennessee counties that were identified as having the highest rates of minor human sex traffick...

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