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Event Type Human Trafficking - General News  Date Time 2019-11-05 21:05:00 
Country US  City Santa Barbara County, CA 
Latitude 34.421  Longitude -119.698 
URL https://www.independent.com/2019/11/05/santa-barbara-awarded-1-5-million-to-fight-human-trafficking/     
[independent.com] CALIFORNIA - Santa Barbara Awarded Dollar 1 Million 5 Hundred Thousand To Fight Human Trafficking

"Santa Barbara County law enforcement are attacking the modern form of slavery — human trafficking — with a $900,000 grant to the Sheriff’s Office from the U.S. Department of Justice. The Board of Supervisors approved receipt of the grant on Tuesday, which requires a 25 percent match from Sheriff’s Office personnel hours; the grant will fund a full-time detective on the Human Trafficking Investigations Unit for three years to hunt down sexual exploitation and forced labor by fraud or coercion."

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