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Below is a list of Missouri Resources for combatting human trafficking compiled by the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit.

  • Missouri Attorney General's Office, Anti-Human Trafficking Unit
    • Assistance for Investigation, Prosecution and Advocacy
      • Matt Rodriguez: 573-751-0338
    • POST Certified Human Trafficking Trainings for Law Enforcement & MDT’s
    • Request assistance online
    • 844-487-0492
    • List of resources for victims of human trafficking

  • Missouri State Highway Patrol
    • The Missouri State Highway Patrol has the capabilities to conduct, or assist any agency with an Interdiction for the Protection of Children/Human Trafficking investigation including the use of SOS Polygraph, Digital Forensics, interviews, intelligence and education.
      • Sergeant Daniel Nash #1107 (IPC Instructor):  417-299-2066
        • DDCC IPC/Human Trafficking - 3131 East Kearney, Springfield, Mo. 65803

    • United States Department of Justice – Human Trafficking Task Force


    • Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
      • Specialize in technical investigations involving the internet, social media, online gaming platforms, etc

    • Missouri State Technical Assistance Team
      • Helps with criminal investigations involving the death of a child or any crime against a child, such as child abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, child exploitation and internet crimes
      • Provides advanced high technology support and evidence recovery for all types of crimes against children
      • Electronic storage device detection K9
      • Offers teaching, training and outreach to all members of the multidisciplinary teams who protect children

    • Missouri Information Analysis Center
      • Data Analysis/Case Support
      • Suspicious Activity Reports

      • Collaboration with Children’s Division/ STAT to ID at-risk persons



    • Missouri Crisis Intervention Council
      • Specialized de-escalation training
      • Connections to local, regional & state mental & behavioral health partners


    • Community Mental Health Liaisons
      • Liaison to local mental & behavioral health professionals
      • Can assist with victims on-scene

    • Substance Use Recovery Liaisons
      • On-location assistance for persons with substance use disorders
      • Liaison to recovery organizations/ programs & mental & behavioral health professionals

    • Civil Options/Legal Support

    • Department of Labor
      • Missouri Department of Labor
        • Human Rights Commission
        • Department of Labor and Industrial Relations/Division of Employment Security
      • United States Department of Labor


    • Missouri Secretary of State

Language Access Resources

The National Human Trafficking Hotline can assist with language barriers needs:

 

Mid-America Chapter of the American Translators Association:

 

Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence:

 

Futures Without Violence:

Department of Homeland Security:

 

Human trafficking awareness materials in multiple languages:

 

 

Special thanks to the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence and Missouri Office of Prosecution Services for their assistance in identifying these key resources!

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