The class, Elder Abuse Training for Law Enforcement, was funded by a
grant awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S.
Department of Justice.
Instruction was provided on elder abuse
dynamics, statutes and legal remedies, physical abuse, neglect,
sexual abuse and stalking, abuse in facility settings, financial
exploitation, and investigative procedures.
"Elder abuse is a growing concern as our population ages," said
Coroner Robert Thomas, "and it is critical for the coroner's staff
to identify the dynamics of elder abuse when investigating deaths of
[Text from file received from Robert Thomas, Logan County