Not sure if you’ve heard about this but there is something seriously and wrongfully going on with teenage girls in the DC area.
Here’s what Meek Mill had to say about it:
Here’s a post addressing the matter earlier this week:
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D.C. Police Advise Teenagers To "Stay At Home" To Avoid Human Trafficking -blogged by @BenitaShae ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Teenagers in the #DMV area have been going missing at an alarming rate and communities are wondering why this epidemic hasn't received attention by the media. Most recently, 10 African American young women have gone missing in a week's time. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although police said there hasn't been an increase in the amount of missing girls, locals are taking matters into their own hands by starting search committees to help draw more attention to the issue, WPGC reports. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Wednesday, the Joe Clair Morning Show spoke with Chanel Dickerson, the new commander of the D.C. Police Youth and Family Services Division, about the reasons these teens are missing and the steps families can take to make sure their teen doesn't end up missing next. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Joe Clair asked Dickerson about the increasing number of missing teens. "When I joined the Youth and Family Services division in December of 2016, I increased the number of press releases and social media posts about the missing juveniles in the city…which has caused great concern that juveniles were being abducted or victims of human trafficking." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Clair then asks, "What preventative measures can young people take, specifically so they don’t become a victim of sex trafficking?" ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Dickerson responds, "Stay home, it’s as simple as that. If they stay home, it reduces the risk. I’m not saying that’s the fix-all but that’s where we have to start. We have to start small, this is a problem and it’ll take a community effort, but we have to start small." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Do you think staying home is good advice?
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