Sex Trafficking is a growing problem in Rutherford County and beyond

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Human Trafficking is the second-fastest growing criminal industry, just behind Drug Trafficking, according to the TBI.

Reports indicate that sex trafficking continues to grow in Middle Tennessee. Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport confirmed that many of the victims are runaway children...

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports that on average, every two minutes, a child is bought or sold for sex. The average age of a child sold for sex is 13 years old.

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https://www.tn.gov/tbi/topic/human-trafficking

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