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Combating Trafficking in Persons

DOD's Combating Trafficking in Persons Program Management Office provides personnel the necessary tools to help prevent trafficking in domestic and international environments.

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What is Trafficking in Persons (TIP)?

Trafficking in persons, also called human trafficking, is a crime and a human rights abuse.

DOD reporting procedures for alleged TIP violations:

Report anything suspicious that you see to your chain of command.

  • Learn the signs and indicators of trafficking in persons
  • Never act ALONE, you may want to help, but trafficking situations are dangerous
  • Report and avoid any establishments or persons that you believe may be involved in TIP
  • Report all suspected abuses through your chain of command or inspector general