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Media Advisory - POLICE TO UNVEIL LABOUR HUMAN TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION

Media Advisory - POLICE TO UNVEIL LABOUR HUMAN TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION
February 8th, 2019 - Police & the Community

FROM:          OPP Criminal Investigation Branch                      DATE: February 8, 2019   
                      Barrie Police Service

Attention: News Editors

PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES - News Conference

POLICE TO UNVEIL LABOUR HUMAN TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION

(BARRIE, ON) – Members of the media are invited to join representatives from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Barrie Police Service and partner agencies Monday as they provide details of a recent joint forces investigation.

Barrie Police Chief Kimberley GREENWOOD and OPP Deputy Commissioner Rick BARNUM will be joined by representatives from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Barrie and Area Victim Services, and County of Simcoe Paramedic Services to announce results of an investigation of labour human trafficking with connections to central and eastern Ontario businesses.

Date:                          Monday, February 11, 2019

Time:                         11:00 a.m. ET 

Location:                  Holiday Inn -- Barrie Hotel & Conference Centre,
                                 Churchill South Room – Park behind building for easy access
                                 20 Fairview Road,
                                 Barrie, ON L4N 4P3

NOTE: A Spanish speaking officer will be available to ethnic media attending the media conference.

The media conference will be broadcast live via Periscope on Twitter @OPP_CR and on Facebook Live via the Barrie Police Service Facebook account. One-on-one interviews will be available following the formal media conference. For members of the media unable to attend in person, requests for interviews with the primary spokespersons and subject matter experts can be arranged in advance via the media contacts below.

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Media Contacts:

Peter LEON
Corporate Communications Coordinator
Barrie Police Service
Phone: (705) 725-7025 Ext. 2603     
E-mail:  pleon@barriepolice.ca  

 

Sergeant Jason FOLZ
Community Safety Coordinator
OPP Central Region
Phone:           (705) 330-3713        
E-mail:            jason.folz@opp.ca

 

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Media Advisory - POLICE TO UNVEIL LABOUR HUMAN TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION