January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
The Pearland Police Department wants residents to know that Human trafficking occurs in cities, suburbs, and rural areas throughout the U.S. daily. How are you participating in #WearBlueDay this year? Help raise awareness by wearing blue and sharing your photo on Tuesday, January 11th. Post a photo of yourself wearing blue along with the #WearBlueDay hashtag to help raise awareness about #HumanTrafficking.
Blue Campaign is a national public awareness campaign designed to educate the public, law enforcement and other industry partners to recognize the indicators of human trafficking, and how to appropriately respond to possible cases. Blue Campaign works closely with DHS Components to develop general awareness trainings, as well as specific educational resources to help reduce victimization within vulnerable populations.
Located within the Office of Partnership and Engagement and aligned with the DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking, Blue Campaign leverages partnerships with the private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), law enforcement and state/local authorities to maximize national public engagement on anti-human trafficking efforts. Blue Campaign’s educational awareness objectives consists of two foundational elements, prevention of human trafficking and protection of exploited persons.