Learn the Signs & Report It.

Identify Human Trafficking Victims

If you suspect something is wrong, ask yourself these questions:

  • Are there bruises or other signs of physical abuse?
  • Are there signs of psychological abuse?
  • Is the person submissive or fearful?
  • Is the person being controlled?
  • Is the person being deprived of food, water, sleep, medical care, or other life necessities?
  • Is the person allowed to be in public alone?
  • Can the person freely contact friends or family?
  • Is the person a minor engaged in commercial sex?
  • Does a minor appear to be in a relationship with a much older person?
  • Does the person fear his or her employer?
  • Can the person leave their job situation if they want?
  • Has someone threatened the person's family?

Source: - Department of Attorney General

Report Human Trafficking

Are you a victim of Human Trafficking? Do you know of someone who is being trafficked? Do you have a tip to report? Below are some ways to make a report or seek available resources in your area:

Michigan State Police

Contact the nearest MSP Post by your area here.

National Human Trafficking Hotline


TTY: 711

Text: BEFREE (233733)

Chat with an Advocate here.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

1-800-THE LOST (1-800-843-5678)

or click here to report an incident via the CyberTipline.

Department of Homeland Security


These numbers are national, toll-free hotlines, available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, every day of the year. ALL CALLS ARE CONFIDENTIAL.

For immediate help, contact your local law enforcement or call 911.