Nebraska

Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery that occurs in every state, including Nebraska. The NHTH works closely with service providers, law enforcement, and other professionals in Nebraska to serve victims and survivors of trafficking, respond to human trafficking cases, and share information and resources.

Learn more about human trafficking in Nebraska by browsing the hotline statistics below.

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All Time Statistics (Since 2007)

Signals

The Human Trafficking Hotline has received 1,927 signals since its inception.

Hotline Call: 1,600
SMS Report: 190
Online Report: 106
Email Received: 18
Web Chat: 13

Cases

Since its inception, the Human Trafficking Hotline has identified 479 cases of human trafficking. 1,034 victims were identified in these cases.

Statistics by Year

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2021

Signals Received in 2021

240
signals were received by the Hotline in 2021 from Nebraska.
107
signals received were from victims or survivors of human trafficking

How do contacts hear about the hotline?

It is helpful for us to learn how people hear about the Hotline so that we can strategically advertise to reach more victims and survivors. However, we are not always able to collect this information during every conversation. 

Ways the Hotline was Found

Other
240

How do contacts reach the hotline?

People can contact the Hotline by phone, text, online chat, online form, and email. Most people contact us by phone or text.

Signal Types

Hotline Call
181

SMS Report
44

Online Report
7

Email Received
5

Web Chat
3

Cases Identified in 2021

57
cases were identified in 2021.
134
victims were involved in these cases. Cases can involve multiple victims.

What types of trafficking cases were reported?

The Hotline receives tips about situations involving sex trafficking, labor trafficking, sex & labor trafficking, as well as situations where the type of trafficking may be unknown or not specified. 

Types of Trafficking

Sex
47

Labor
5
Venues for Sex Trafficking

Pornography
7

Hotel/Motel-Based
6

Other
34
Venues for Labor Trafficking

Other
5

What was the primary request in each case?

People contact the hotline to report a tip, request a referral, or reach out for crisis-related services such as immediate shelter or crisis response.

Requests on Human Trafficking Cases

Report a Trafficking Tip
42

Access Service Referrals
12

Request Crisis Assistance
3

Case Demographics

The Hotline only collects demographic information for victims and survivors in a trafficking situation when appropriate. These numbers are not cumulative as one case could involve multiple victims and survivors.

Ages
Not enough data available.
Genders

Females
48

Males
9
Citizenships

Foreign Nationals
4

US Citizen LPR
4
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2007-2014

Human Trafficking Hotline Statistics

50,123

signals were received by the Hotline in 2021. Includes calls, texts, and online chats and tips.

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