The following information is based on incoming communication to the National Human Trafficking Hotline from January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016 about human trafficking cases and issues related to human trafficking in the United States and U.S. territories. Communication can take the form of phone calls, online tip reports, or emails. Any communication with the hotline regarding topics unrelated to human trafficking is not included in this report. In 2016, the National Human Trafficking Hotline received a total of 30,918 substantive phone calls, emails, or online tip reports nationwide.
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