About the Human Trafficking Commission

  • In 2013, the Attorney General's Office collaborated with the Legislature to form the first Michigan Human Trafficking Commission. The Commission working with a victim-centered, trauma-informed approach emphasized that the men, women, and children who are trafficked are victims-not criminals. The 2013 Commission had two goals: assess the threat human trafficking poses to Michigan residents and develop policy recommendations to promote its exposure and prevention.

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  • January 2020: Human Trafficking Awareness Month Proclamation

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

  • January 2020: Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    WHEREAS, in 2018, more than 10,000 suspected incidents of human trafficking were reported in the U.S.; and, 

    WHEREAS, human trafficking, in the forms of labor trafficking and sex trafficking, is a pervasive and exploitative crime occurring in communities across Michigan, throughout the United States, and around the world; and,

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