Mississippi

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Local Organizations and Referrals

In addition to the organizations listed below, please call the hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text to BeFree (233733) for specialized victim services referrals.

Advocates For Freedom, Six Coastal Counties

Gulfport, MS
228-806-3492
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http://www.advocatesforfreedom.com

 

The Center for Violence Prevention
Pearl, MS
Hotline: 1-800-266-4198
www.mscvp.org

Wesley House Family Justice Center
Meridian, MS
601-485-4736
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http://www.wesleyhousemeridian.org 

If you are interested in additional volunteer opportunities, click here.

If you are interested in receiving regular updates from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center or Polaris, click here.

Current state laws
In order to access the full text of your state's human trafficking criminal statutes, please click on the state name below to be directed to your state's criminal code. Because links to specific criminal statutes may change, we suggest copying the statute number or title from the table below and pasting it in the search function of the criminal code.
Mississippi - Current Criminal Statutes
97-3-54 Anti-human trafficking act; short title
97-3-54.1 Anti-human trafficking act; prohibited conduct; penalty
97-3-54.2 Anti-human trafficking act; destruction, concealment, or confiscation of passport or other immigration document for purpose of preventing person’s freedom of movement or ability to travel; penalties
97-3-54.3 Anti-human trafficking act; aiding, abetting, or conspiring to violate anti-human trafficking provisions
97-3-54.4 Anti-human trafficking act; definitions

For additional information about State and Federal Policy, including pending legislation and current statutes in other states, please visit the Policy section.

For general information and additional resources about human trafficking in the United States, please visit the Resources section.

NHTRC call Statistics

To view call statistics for Mississippi, click on the links below.

2013 Annual Report
NHTRC Mississippi Report (12/7/2007 - 9/30/2013)

2013 January - June Report

2012 Annual Report

2012 Quarter 3 Report

2012 Quarter 2 Report
2012 Quarter 1 Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report

For general hotline statistics and reports, click here.

Publications

If you are aware of a report or publication that you would like included, please email or call the NHTRC.

Please Note: This is not an exhaustive list.  Organizations included in this section have human trafficking-specific service programs or have been identified as serving victims of human trafficking. If your organization is not included and you would like to be added, or if you are aware of a specific state report or publication that you would like included, please review inclusion criteria and submit your request via email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  All statistics outlined above were generated based on limited criteria from calls received by the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline.  This is not a representation or report on the scale or scope of human trafficking on a particular state or national level.  These statistics may be subject to change.

 

 
 
 
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Client Quotes

"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."

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- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris