Tag: human trafficking awareness and public safety initiative

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Ross Spano Announces DOT Grant for Hillsborough Area Transit Authority to Battle Human Trafficking

“This funding supports transit agencies with identifying and adopting specific measures to address public safety in transit systems, including crime prevention, human trafficking, and operator assault,” Spano’s office noted.
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Charlie Crist: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority Getting Funds to Fight Human Trafficking

Crist announced the PSTA will be getting a $43,630 grant which will be used to “train PSTA employees to recognize the signs of human trafficking and assist law enforcement in catching abusers.”