Capitol Connection

Episode 24: Human Trafficking Spikes During the College World Series

Thousands of people travel to Omaha every year for the College World Series, transforming our city into a hot spot for tourism – and human trafficking.

Law enforcement and FBI officials have highlighted the need for increased public awareness and education as major sporting events like the CWS become a big opportunity for traffickers.

This year, signs and cut-outs were displayed throughout the city with information and statistics to continue to bring this issue out of the shadows and into the light.