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IDENTIFYING VICTIMS

Some victims don’t know — or believe — they need help.

Still, it’s important to identify the warning signs and know what to do next.

MAKING THE CALL

If you genuinely believe you may be witnessing trafficking or have encountered a victim of trafficking, contact the Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline at

1-855-55-TNHTH, or click below. If it's an emergency, call 911.

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HOTLINE FAQS

WHO ANSWERS THE HOTLINE?

The calls are answered by specially-trained professionals who collect information and provide referral services.

Callers who need foreign language translation will be connected with a government-sponsored national trafficking hotline operated by the Polaris Project.

WHO SHOULD CALL?

The hotline is for anyone who is a victim or potential victim of human trafficking, for people who believe they may have information about possible human trafficking, and for citizens who want to know more about human trafficking in Tennessee.

WHAT ABOUT PRIVACY?

All calls made to the hotline, the content of the conversation, and the telephone number from which the call was made are confidential, is not an open public record, and not available for public inspection except by order of a court of competent jurisdiction when necessary in a pending criminal investigation.