human trafficking

Undercover human trafficking operation results in arrests of 6 men

The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Special Victims Unit conducted a joint undercover human trafficking operation on Friday, November 13, in Oxford resulting in the arrests of 6 individuals who were charged with procuring prostitution.…

Advocates for Freedom hosts volunteer training

On Saturday, a local organization helped train and teach volunteers about the dangers of human trafficking. Susie Harvill, founder and CEO of Advocates for Freedom, taught the three hour seminar covering all the information and skills a volunteer of the…

‘Rise up for Children’ awareness march

Today is ‘World Day against Human Trafficking’ and community members gathered in Ocean Springs to raise awareness on how it can impact children. People of all ages broke out their signs and put on their blue wigs to raise awareness…

MDOT on front lines of ‘World Day against Human Trafficking’

Workers with the Mississippi Department of Transportation are stepping up to the front lines to help in the fight against human trafficking. Interstate 10 is a hot spot for human traffickers and runs right through South Mississippi as well as…

‘Rise up for Children’ event

Today is ‘World Day against Human Trafficking’ and community members are gathered in Ocean Springs to raise awareness on how it can impact children. News 25’s Grant Chighizola is at Front Beach in Ocean Springs with more.

Putting an end to human trafficking

According to the United Nations about 50,000 people are trafficked in the U.S. each year. To help combat this growing issue the organization Jubilee Havens partnered with Southern Ground Coffeehouse in Gulfport to help raise awareness this month. Tonight, the…