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Orange County: second highest number of cases of child sex trafficking
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Orange County: second highest number of cases of child sex trafficking

Orange County: second highest number of cases of child sex trafficking
Courtesy:voicesforflorida.org

Orange County: second highest number of cases of child sex trafficking

Florida law enforcement agencies continue to say child sex trafficking is a big problem across the state .

Now a list is being released showing the top five Florida counties for positively identified cases involving commercially sexually exploited children.

Orange County had the second highest number of cases in the state with 41 second only to Broward County where 52 were reported.

Rounding out the top 5: Miami-Dade had 40 and Hillsborough County had 36 and Duval had 26. 

Voices for Florida is an outreach center where victims can seek help in the following locations across Florida. 

Big Bend (Leon and Bay counties): Children’s Home Society of the Big Bend, 850-219-4239Central Florida (Brevard, Orange, Osceola and Polk counties): The Porch Light, 407-799-8719Northeast (Nassau, Duval, St. Johns, Baker and Clay counties): Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, 904-412-8923North Coastal (Flagler and Volusia counties): Contract negotiations with provider underway; TBA mid-OctoberSuncoast (Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota counties): More Too Life, 941-227-1012
Southwest (Collier and Lee counties): Children’s Home Society of Southwest FL, 239-896-7734
Statewide office (Tallahassee): Voices for Florida, 850-425-2621

The state has also set up a human trafficking hotline:  1-888-373-7888 or TTY: 711. 

The state has received 329 reports of human trafficking from 878 calls already this year, click here for more information. 

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