Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement
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Find elder abuse training, resources, and protocols

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. 



Law Enforcement topics

Reporting Obligations

Elder Abuse Sample Protocols and State Statutes

Investigating Elder Abuse

General Elder Abuse Training

Alzheimer’s Disease and Capacity Issues

HIPAA Requirements

Sexual Abuse

Physical and Emotional Abuse

Financial Exploitation

Other Websites for Law Enforcement



Reporting Obligations


Reporting Obligations

Are you a Mandatory Reporter?  

State and local law enforcement officers reporting requirements vary by state. Find your state's mandatory reporting requirements.

Federal law enforcement officers are encouraged to promptly contact the local Adult Protective Services agency or local law enforcement agency to report concerns that an elderly or otherwise vulnerable adult victim or witness may be suffering from neglect, abuse, or financial exploitation (Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance, p. 23).

 


Elder Abuse Protocols and Statutes


State Law Enforcement Elder Abuse Sample Protocols

Find Your State Elder Abuse Statutes

Investigating Elder Abuse


Investigating Elder Abuse

General Elder Abuse Training


General Elder Abuse Training


Alzheimers Disease and Capacity Issues


Alzheimer’s Disease and Capacity Issues


HIPAA Requirements


HIPAA Requirements

Sexual Assault


Sexual Abuse

Physical and Emotional Abuse


Physical and Emotional Abuse


Financial Exploitation


Financial Exploitation


Training for Law Enforcement


Other Websites for Law Enforcement

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