A leading nonprofit in the fight against human trafficking ranked Tennessee No. 1 for its response against the crime.
Year over year, calls to the tip hotline increased to the point where a record number was received last year.
Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have been encouraged by the results, as tips lead to more arrests.
All tips made to the Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline are confidential.
Specially-trained professionals are available 24/7 at 1-855-558-6484.