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PODCAST SERIES: THE BEAT

Collecting Evidence in Elder Abuse Cases

Detective Adam Gibson of the Quincy Police Department (IL) and Officer Cherie Hill of the Anaheim Police Department (CA) provide insight on effective methods for collecting evidence when the elderly victims may be incapacitated, suffering from Dementia or Alzheimer’s, heavily medicated, or deceased.
 

The Role of Law Enforcement in Recognizing and Responding to Elder Abuse

Chief Gary MacNamara of the Fairfield Police Department (CT) and Inspector Andrea Higgens from the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office (CA) discuss the most common forms of elder abuse, how officers can identify abuse, and appropriate measures to consider in response.