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New Division Created in the Office for Victims of Crime to Combat Human Trafficking

The Office for Victims of Crime is the largest federal funder of efforts to combat domestic human trafficking. Combating human trafficking is a top priority for the Administration, for the Department of Justice, and for the Office for Victims of Crime.

Watch this video message from Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica E. Hart about a recent consolidation of law enforcement, juvenile justice, and victim services human trafficking initiatives at the Office of Justice Programs into one division within the Office for Victims of Crime to further this priority.

In the video, Director Hart states that “This consolidation will better align funding, training, assistance, and other resources in support of Attorney General Barr’s efforts to use every means at the Department’s disposal to bring traffickers to justice and serve trafficking victims.”

Watch the video to learn about our dedicated team working to enhance services for victims and the anti-trafficking professionals who support them.

Date Published: July 30, 2020