Experts tackle issue of human trafficking in NJ

NEWARK - Law enforcement officials and human rights advocates gathered at Rutgers Law School tonight for a conference on the rising dangers of human trafficking in New Jersey.

The Garden State's role as a major transportation and shipping center makes it a hub for the illegal activity, with traffickers bringing people from other countries through New Jersey ports.

The conference focused primarily on providing special training for law enforcement on how to recognize and deal with victims of human trafficking.

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