Unknown to many, Mississippi is a hot spot for human trafficking because of the major highways that run through it such as I-10 and the various ports it offers to the public.
When Secretary of State Michael Watson heard this, he set out to raise awareness and save lives. Watson partnering with USM to create the Mississippi businesses against trafficking summit.
The summit educates people on the tricks used by perpetrators and how to spot a human trafficking incident.
Other organizations such as the Center for Violence Prevention and the Mississippi Bureau of…