WESTFIELD – Hampden County District Attorney Anthony D. Gullini and West Springfield Police Department Detective Alissa Burke will headline a panel discussion of the human costs and trauma suffered by victims of Human Trafficking at Westfield State University.
The discussion will take place on Wednesday October 18th from 5-7pm in Scanlon Hall on the campus of Westfield State University.
The panelists will discuss the harm to the victims, the societal cost and the profits made by human traffickers at the expense of their victims, who are predominantly women and children.
Moderated by the university’s Criminal Justice Department Chair Dr. Daniel Price, the event will be hosted and sponsored by the Department as part of its Justice Series of lectures. The event is free and open to the public.