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NCJ Number: 230263 Find in a Library
Title: Where Elder Abuse and the Justice System Collide: Police Power, Parens Patriae, and 12 Recommendations
Journal: Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect  Volume:22  Issue:1-2  Dated:January-June 2010  Pages:37-93
Author(s): Marie-Therese Connolly, J.D.
Date Published: January 2010
Page Count: 57
Document: PDF
Publisher: http://www.taylorandfrancis.com 
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article discusses the intersection of the justice system and elder abuse.
Abstract: This article discusses the intersection of the justice system and elder abuse, arguing for a multidisciplinary framework for approaching the problem. It concludes with 12 recommendations for enhancing the justice system's response to elder abuse. 206 notes (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Elderly victims
Index Term(s): Crimes against the elderly; Criminal justice system policy; Elder Abuse; Elderly victim services; Multidisciplinary Investigative Team
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