Public Safety

County, Non-profit Partner on Anti-Sex Trafficking Campaign

| 1:20 PM

A new awareness campaign that shines light on methods sex traffickers use to recruit victims launched this week in San Diego County. The County’s District Attorney’s Office and Child Welfare Services are partnering with the anti-human trafficking organization, Abolitionist Mom, to help promote the public service ads. They will appear on billboards, poster boards, transit shelter displays and in radio public service announcements beginning this week as part of an education effort called Disrupt Sex Trafficking.

Public Safety

Opiates: A Fatal Epidemic in San Diego County

| 11:49 AM

Prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic in San Diego. Statistics from the County Medical Examiner’s Office show a significant rise in fatal heroin and other opiate drug cases in recent years.