Iowa DOT News Release



Human Trafficking/Youth Abduction Training to be Held

Posted on: September 24, 2018

This news release is being sent by the Iowa Department of Transportation as a courtesy to the Black Hawk County Sherriff's office. 

GILBERTVILLE, Iowa - Sept. 24, 2018 - The Gilbertville Fire Department, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Transportation and the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office will be hosting an informational training on the topic of Human Trafficking and Youth Abduction on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m.  The event will be hosted at the Waterloo Moose Lodge, 6636 La Porte Road, Washburn.  It will feature a presentation by Chief David Lorenzen of the Iowa Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicle Enforcement and will be of value to commercial driver's license holders (truck drivers) as well as the public.

The goal is to provide information and raise awareness of all motor vehicle operators who traverse our roadways every day. By better educating the public on this issue, we can foster a stronger, more proactive response. All are invited to attend, bring questions, and engage on this topic of growing importance statewide.

For more information about Human Trafficking in the State of Iowa and additional resources: https://iowadot.gov/endslavery/

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For more information contact:
Tony Thompson, Sheriff
Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office
(319) 291-2587 ext 5108


Iowa highway in the evening