HOUSTON, Texas – The Houston Police Department (HPD) is asking for the public’s assistance in its efforts to combat the plague of human trafficking and sex trafficking that happens in this city. Houston is regarded as one of the leading cities in the United States in this crime arena.

“Human trafficking can occur anywhere and there are many factors that come together to make Houston one of the major human trafficking ‘hubs’ in the nation,” HPD officials wrote in a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas. The department lists Houston being the largest city in Texas, its proximity to the Mexican border, the major international airports and shipping ports, the popularity of the city in attracting runaways, and the large sex industry in the city as factors contributing to this unwanted status.

To read more: http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/12/20/houston-police-ask-help-stop-sex-trafficking-city/

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