Sgt. Joe Bermudez and Caridad Mas-Batchelor
Miami-Dade Police Department
Citizens Crime Watch of Miami-Dade County, 2022
Ordinary people can help stop human trafficking by learning to spot the signs.
As part of a community awareness campaign, Sgt. Joe Bermudez and Caridad Mas-Batchelor of Florida’s Miami-Dade Police Department delve into the realities of the crime of human trafficking. They point out that it is often misunderstood and confused with smuggling, but community members can learn to recognize a set of telltale signs that someone is a trafficking victim. This simple, informational video, produced by Citizens Crime Watch, focuses on community education and will be particularly useful for civic groups and local leaders, including executives, teachers and clergy.
About the Speakers
Sgt. Joe Bermudez is a community outreach specialist with the Miami-Dade Police Department. Caridad Mas-Batchelor is a special projects administrator with the MDPD’s South Florida Human Trafficking Task Force.
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