January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking and family violence occur in epidemic proportions across the nation.

In an effort to stop these crimes, the Fairfield Police Department's Family Violence Unit and Community Services Bureau are offering an educational forum for the public on Wednesday, January 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Council Chamber at 1000 Webster Street.

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery, and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to exploit human beings for some type of labor or commercial sex purpose. 

Recognizing key indicators of human trafficking is the first step in identifying victims and can help save a life. REGISTER