The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Countering Human Trafficking’s Blue Campaign, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and the UAFS Criminal Justice Department invite you to join a no-cost, one day symposium about human trafficking. Come learn about this global issue that is happening in our small towns and cities alike.

  • HEAR from a human trafficking survivor who is being flown in to share her experience.
  • LEARN from a panel of human trafficking experts from across the country.
  • SHARE in this unprecedented event for our region.

There will be two sessions offered of this presentation. The morning session will be exclusively for law enforcement. The afternoon session is open to the public.


8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
U.S. Marshals Museum
789 Riverfront Drive
Fort Smith, AR

This event is for law enforcement only. Proof of your position is required at entry. 

Arkansas CLEST hours for continued education will be applied for 3.25 hours for attendees who register and sign-in at the event.


1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
West Ark Church
900 N. Waldron Rd.
Fort Smith, AR

This event is open to the public. Registration is not required to attend, but registration is encouraged for planning purposes.

For more information, please contact Mary Wuestewald, Ph.d, Assistant Professor at