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Garfield hosts training to recognize sex trafficking

Social worker to talk about trafficking in rural areas

GARFIELD — The Garfield City Council is hosting a community training for those interested in recognizing and being aware of human sex trafficking in the local area at the Community Center on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 6-8 p.m.

In a letter to community members, the town of Garfield said many human trafficking awareness programs focus on metropolitan areas, and rural sex trafficking looks different. “Being able to recognize human trafficking in rural areas is essential for reporting it and getting law enforcement involved effectively,” the letter said.

The town of Garfield emphasizes that when comm...


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