It’s a misconception that human trafficking only happens in big cities or port cities, said Glyn Sloan, Limestone County Victim Assistance coordinator.
According to Texas Health and Human Services, trafficked victims can be of any age, race, gender, socioeconomic background or citizenship status. Traffickers can be anyone, anywhere.
A case of human trafficking has never been prosecuted in Limestone County. Still, Sloan is working to ensure local law enforcement officers have the training to handle such situations.
“My goal is to provide training for local and county law enforcement and the general public. The training is varied and includes every prosecutorial crime, i.e.,...