Responding to Elder Abuse: What Law Enforcement Should Know

Source: Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Published: 2010

Summary:

This 15-minute video (NCJ 223413) is one of a series of three DVDs on elder abuse created for specific audiences. The video describes what law enforcement officers can do when they encounter elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in residences, nursing homes, or other long-term care facilities. It includes basic information about locating appropriate referral resources for intervention and support for the older abuse victim, following mandatory reporting laws, and working collaboratively with other organizations.

Link: Responding to Elder Abuse: What Law Enforcement Should Know

Topics: Legal, Overview/General, Reporting

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Legal/Law Enforcement

Level: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

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