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Title: Law Enforcement and Older Persons - Instructors Guide
Author(s): G Sunderland; M E Cox; S R StilesSunderland G
Corporate Author: National Retired Teachers Assoc-AARP
United States of America
Project Director: G Sunderland
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 436
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Retired Teachers Assoc-AARP
Washington, DC 20006
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 78-DF-AX-0052
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

National Retired Teachers Assoc-AARP
1909 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This instructor's guide is part of a revised, comprehensive training curriculum designed to improve local law enforcement officials' skills in working with elderly to prevent crime against the elderly.
Abstract: The guide is divided into 16 lesson plans grouped into 4 modules and designed to allow instructors the option of developing courses ranging from 2 to 40 hours in length. For each lesson, training objectives, lesson plans, supporting visual aids, a discussion of major principles, key terms and concepts, discussion questions, an examination with an answer key, and student exercises are provided. The first module focuses on aging and consists of three lesson plans devoted to the graying of America, the process of aging, and the psychology of aging. The second module centers on victimization of the elderly, including crimes affecting the elderly, the impact of crime, and ways to confront the problem. The next module presents techniques for dealing with older victims, witnesses, and persons in need of assistance. It also provides programming and media relations guidelines. The final module provides the police practitioner with skills to plan, implement, and monitor an older volunteer program within a law enforcement setting. Visual aids and related teaching tools are appended.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Communications; Crimes against the elderly; Curriculum; Elderly victims; Lesson plans; Older Adults (65+); Police education; Police services for victims; Police-victim interaction; Press relations; Volunteer programs; Witness assistance
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