West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center

Terrorist Threat
12:54 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

W.Va. Officials Worry About 'Sovereign Citizen'

  West Virginia officials are becoming increasingly concerned about a group called "sovereign citizen" that rejects taxes and laws.

The Charleston Gazette reports that state and federal authorities sent a letter earlier this year to local law enforcement officials stating that the group is on the rise in West Virginia.

Thom Kirk, director of the West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center, says those numbers could be growing because officials are now more aware of the group and are conducting additional training on the subject. 

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Law Enforcement
1:16 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Groups Work to Combat Rise of Human Trafficking in W.Va.

Map of the locations of calls made to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center in 2013.
Credit Polaris

In Morgantown, law enforcement officials met to learn about human trafficking in West Virginia. Apparently, reports of trafficking in the state are on the rise, but that might be a good thing.


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