With reports of elder mistreatment on the rise, law enforcement are called upon more than ever before to help keep communities safe. With this in mind we want to make sure you are equipped with more resources than ever before as well. The following resources contain the latest information on elder abuse and can enhance investigations for reports of elder mistreatment or abuse.
Department of Justice Roll Call videos and other media: Short informational videos to help identify and respond to elder abuse. “Identifying and Responding to Elder Abuse: An Officer’s Role” is a series of seven roll call videos designed for patrol officers to quickly recognize and respond to various types of elder abuse.
The National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL): NCALL is committed to creating a world that respects the dignity of older adults and enhances the safety and quality of life of older victims and survivors of abuse.
National Center on Elder Abuse: The NCEA provides the latest information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation to professionals and the public.
Elder Abuse Guide for Law Enforcement (EAGLE): The Elder Abuse Guide for Law Enforcement, EAGLE, is an online tool designed to support officers in quickly identifying, intervening, and resolving elder abuse situations.
National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C): NW3C provides a nationwide support system for law enforcement and regulatory agencies tasked with the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of economic and high-tech crime.
- ABA Elder Abuse Guide
- FTC Report on Financial Crimes Against the Elderly 2019-2020
- Information Sources for Elder Abuse
- Neglect Resources Materials
- Prosecution Guide
- Prosecutors Resource on Elder Abuse
- Taking Action: An Advocate's Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud
- Vulnerable Adult Worksheet