by Mary C. Piemonte
Pictured from left to right: Illinois State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, DCFS HT Program Manager Stacy Sloan, DCFS Acting Director Bobbie Gregg, FBI Special Agent Ricardo Pagan and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart. Photo courtesy of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Cook County Sheriff’s Office recently launched an “Our Children Are Not for Sale” awareness campaign asking the public to alert law enforcement and DCFS when they believe a child is a victim of human trafficking.
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