Valley Mills Police Officer Nominated for Global Award | KWKT

VALLEY MILLS, Texas (FOX 44) – A Valley Mills police officer has been nominated for a prestigious global award!

The department said on social media that Officer Jordan Williams had been nominated for the First Responder’s International Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Award. This nomination was presented by Assistant Professor Colleen B. Kelly, who serves on the Lectures and Awards Committee of the International Commission Against Slavery in Sydney, Australia.

Williams is credited with saving the lives of nine people believed to be victims of human trafficking. He discovered them after stopping a Honda Pilot in the 200 block of Avenue C for a faulty headlight near the out-of-town ballparks. Williams says there were ten people crammed into the vehicle.

Plus, you can show your support for Officer Williams by voting for him to get the award. You can also attend the awards ceremony and see how people like him are changing the world for victims of trafficking. You can vote here and get tickets to the event here. The ceremony will take place on October 31 at the Las Vegas City Hall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST.

It comes after Constable Williams rescued nine people in July who were suspected of being victims of human trafficking. For more information, you can check out our previous story here.

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