TBI Newsroom: 32 Arrested in Knoxville Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Newsroom: 32 Arrested in Knoxville Human Trafficking Operation

KNOXVILLE – A three-day operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Knoxville Police Department to combat human trafficking in Knoxville has resulted in the arrest of 32 men and women on prostitution and human trafficking-related charges.

TBI News: Clarksville Man Arrested, Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case

NASHVILLE - Clarksville man charged for trafficking a juvenile for the purpose of sex. TBI was assisted by Drug Investigation Division Agents, Clarksville Police Department, DCS and CAC in investigation of trafficker and care for victim

TBI started an investigation on Michael Helton after receiving calls to the TN Human Trafficking Hotline of suspicious activities - later finding a 17-year old victim being sold out of a local hotel. If you suspect human trafficking call the hotline number at 855-558-6484. Do not let such actions go unreported. Traffickers are being arrested and victims are being rescued because ordinary people saw something unusual and spoke up. See something? Say something!

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Office of Sentator Corker: Senator Corker Applauds TBI on Successful Operation to Combat Human Trafficking

In response to TBI operation "Watchful Guardians" in Chattanooga early in February, Senator Corker applauded the work of state agencies of law enforcement and nonprofits like End Slavery Tennessee.

Office of the District Attorney General: Human Trafficking Intervention Court

(Nashville, TN)—Nashville is set to launch the first of its kind court in Tennessee aimed at addressing the issue of human trafficking. Mayor Megan Barry joined Judge Casey Moreland, District Attorney Glenn Funk and others in announcing the launch of a Human Trafficking Intervention Court in Davidson County.