Sheriff’s Office Seeks Bids for Human Trafficking Ads

Modified: July 20, 2016 8:12am


Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announces his office is requesting proposals from production companies to produce public service announcements for the Western District of New York Human Trafficking Task Force.


The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is working to enhance its public safety and law enforcement services within Erie County by increasing the awareness of Human Trafficking and awareness is a priority which will assist law enforcement and victim service providers in the identification of a human trafficking situation.


The sheriff’s office is seeking to develop television and radio public service announcements that will be utilized on various forms of media such as; radio, television and social media in the Western New York area to increase public knowledge about the growing issues of human trafficking.


All qualified individuals interested in providing professional public service announcement development are encouraged to visit the Erie County website and find the RFP document on the Purchasing Department’s page,


Human trafficking has grown to an approximate 120 billion dollar criminal enterprise effecting 20.9 million people worldwide.