Trafficking Signs for Conceirge

Concierge, bellman, front desk, security, and valet staff are typically the first to see guests when they enter the hotel. When checking in or requesting hotel amenities, a guest may exhibit behavior indicating human trafficking.
GENERAL INDICATORS
• Patrons checking into room appear distressed or injured.
• The same person reserving multiple rooms.
• Few or no personal items when checking in.
• Room paid for with cash or pre-loaded credit card.
• Excessive use of hotel computers for adult oriented or sexually explicit websites.
• Patrons not forthcoming about full names, home address or vehicle information when registering.
• Minor taking on adult roles or behaving older than actual age (paying bills, requesting services).
• Patron appears with a minor that he or she did not come with originally.
• Rentals of pornography when children are staying in the room.
• Individuals dropped off at the hotel or visit repeatedly over a period of time.
• Individuals leaving room infrequently, not at all, or at odd hours.
• Minor with a patron late night or during school hours (and not on vacation).
• Individuals checking into room have no identification.
• Room is rented hourly, less than a day, or for longterm stay that does not appear normal.
• Patrons request information or access to adult services or sex industry.
• Room rented has fewer beds than patrons.
• Individuals selling items to or begging from patrons or staff.
• Individuals enter/exit through the side or rear entrances, instead of the lobby.  Car in parking lot regularly parked backward, so the license plate is not visible.
Each indicator alone may not necessarily mean a person is being trafficked. WHAT TO DO IF YOU SUSPECT HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Do not at any time attempt to confront a suspected trafficker directly or alert a victim to your suspicions.
Call 9-1-1 for emergency situations—threats of violence, physical assault, emergency medical needs, etc.
Follow your corporate protocol, such as by notifying management and security.
Call 1-866-DHS-2-ICE (1-866-347-2423) to report suspicious criminal activity to federal law enforcement. Highly trained specialists take reports from both the public and law enforcement agencies. Submit a tip at www.ice.gov/tips.
To get help from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC), call 1-888-373-7888 or text HELP or INFO to BeFree (233733).

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