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Law enforcement and community efforts to address crimes against seniors

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Law enforcement and community efforts to address crimes against seniors

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House ... Congress, first session, July 11, 2001

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. [Congressional Sales Office] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages33
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Open LibraryOL10113604M
ISBN 100160662303
ISBN 109780160662300

Crime Stoppers provides a telephone number and Web Tips to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to law enforcement agencies to fight against crime. Callers can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward if the information given leads to an arrest or grand jury indictment of a felony offender. Florida Elder Crime Practitioner Designation. These courses provide participants with detailed information on the role of the law enforcement officer in combating senior crime, in establishing prosecutorial cases, and a comprehensive look at abuse and neglect. Crimes Against the Elderly is a forty-hour course with training designed to. Seniors and Law Enforcement Together S.A.L.T. is a cooperative effort of the Lemont Police Department, Village of Lemont, Lemont Park District, Lemont Township, Cook County Sheriff and others in the community, along with the 55+ age group of Lemont. S.A.L.T.’s main function is to act as an advisory group for the area’s law enforcement. A Unique Collaboration between Law Enforcement and Seniors in St. Mary’s County An alarming number of people died in St. Mary's County in as a result of drug overdoses. One person was too many to lose to drugs, and St. Mary's County had lost


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