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Minnesota Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force

MN BCA LOGO for Human Trafficking.jpgNo one chooses to be sold. No one wishes to be forced by another person to work or have sex. In short, no one wants to be trafficked. And yet it happens every day, even here in Minnesota. People are forced, intimidated, duped, or unknowing participants in a crime they can’t – or believe they can’t – escape. These people aren’t criminals. They’re victims. That’s why the Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force, which is led by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), uses a victim-centered approach. Learn more about it in this DPS blog

BCA Introduces App for Providing Tips on Threats of Violence at Schools, Places of Worship

Do you have information about threats to a school or place of worship? Send tips to the BCA.Minnesotans have a new way to provide information about threats of violence at Minnesota school​s or places of worship: the See It, Say It, Send It app.

The BCA will triage the tips, notify local law enforcement and assist as needed with the response to criminal activity. The BCA will work with facility leadership and other entities as appropriate to determine the appropriate response to tips that aren't about criminal activity.

Always call or text 911 first when reporting ongoing incidents and immediate threats.

Learn more in this news release​.