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United Way of Northwest Louisiana hosts human trafficking seminar

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Laurie McGeehee, Caddo Parish Juvenile Court probation manager, hosted a training at the United Way Northwest Louisiana center Thursday on human trafficking. Above, she discusses Maslow's heirarchy. | Michelle Bates/Press-Herald

While officials with the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office say they’ve had no cases with human trafficking, it is prevalent along the Interstate 20 corridor.

A human trafficking seminar was held at United Way of Northwest Louisiana – Webster, Bienville and Claiborne Thursday to bring awareness to an issue that is knocking on the parish’s door. Laurie McGeehee, Caddo Parish Juvenile Court probation manager, hosted the training, discussing what to look for, how to handle the situation if it presents itself and how women, children, men and transgenders are brought into being trafficked.

She talked about Maslow’s Heirarchy, a pyramid of what

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