Elder Abuse Resources for Law Enforcement Officers

Source: US Department of Justice - Elder Justice Initiative



Federal, state, and local law enforcement officers play a unique and critical role in our response to elder abuse and financial exploitation.  The Department of Justice has compiled information to enhance the ability of law enforcement officers to respond effectively to cases involving elder abuse.

Link: Elder Abuse Resources for Law Enforcement Officers

Topics: Cognition/Capacity, Domestic Violence in Later Life, Financial Abuse, Legal, Long-term Care, Mandatory Reporting, Multidisciplinary Teams, Neglect, Overview/General, Physical Abuse, Screening/Assessment, Sexual Abuse

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Legal/Law Enforcement

Level: Advanced, Intermediate