SHERO Shield is an education and training awareness program for the prevention and intervention of sex-trafficking.

Learn more about identifying and understanding this problem that is effecting the youth in our community at a staggering rate year over year. Think it can’t happen to someone you know? This crosses ALL socio-economic, racial and religious communities. SHERO Shield is a power to stop predators in their tracks and offer solutions for survivors.


Tricks you (usually online) by becoming a 'boyfriend' or 'mentor'.


Tells you to 'keep your relationship secret'. Promises to 'save you.'


Falsely offers to protect you from a bad environment: abuse at home. foster care.


Buys gifts, gives excessive attention and affection 'for a price.'


Uses psychological manipulation like violence or threats to hold you captive.

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What Do I Do Now?

See Something = Say Something (ABCD)

Access the situation and level of urgency

  • Low: Contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline and Report 1-888-373-7888
  • Medium: Call 311 if no one is in imminent danger
  • High: Call 911 if the situation is an emergency

Be Aware of and document relevant information (be a good witness).

Call the appropriate number to make a report.

Do not put yourself in danger by trying to intervene or question those involved.

Red Flags – Signs of Trafficking

  • Running away, school truancy
  • New, unexplained, expensive items
  • New modeling or video job
  • Unexplained cash
  • Burner phone/secondary phone
  • Sexualized clothes, social media contacts

National Human Trafficking Hotline and Report 1-888-373-7888. | Text INFO to BeFree (233733)