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The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont, the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Vermont, the Vermont Department of Public Safety, and Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services announced today that the Vermont State Police (VSP) and the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services (CCVS) have received a $1.2 million grant to combat human trafficking.  This U.S. Department of Justice grant, which was awarded September 27, 2018, will allow VSP and CCVS to work collaboratively with the Vermont Human Trafficking Task Force (VT HTTF) to eradicate the exploitation of human beings for labor and commercial sex.  With this grant, Vermont will initiate a statewide approach in the fight against this violation of basic human rights.

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