SC prosecutor releases human trafficking plan
By MEG KINNARDAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's top prosecutor has released a plan on how the state will address the problem of human trafficking.
Attorney General Alan Wilson on Thursday unveiled the efforts of the state's Human Trafficking Task Force. The plan makes recommendations like creating a website with public information about the issue and instituting specific training for law enforcement agencies.
State legislators passed a measure in 2012 intended to strengthen South Carolina's anti-human-trafficking laws. The law also created the taskforce, which is chaired by Wilson, and gave the prosecutor more tools to fight the selling people for sex or labor.
For more than a year, the panel has been reviewing how other states address human trafficking and evaluating which plans might work best for South Carolina.
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