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AG ENLISTS HELP TO TACKLE ELDER ABUSE AND FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION
April 22, 2004
APRIL 22, 2004
CHARLES DOW, DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS & LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS, 207-626-8577
While an estimated 12,000
That is why
The Attorney General’s Office is reaching out in four ways:
1. Assigning a full-time detective to investigate cases of elder abuse and financial exploitation;
2. Providing Elder Service Officer (ESO) training to local police officers in
3. Holding a May 3, 2004, conference for over 400 people aimed at developing a community response to elder abuse; and
4. Convening and participating in the Maine Elder Death and Abuse Review Team, which reviews elder abuse and death cases in an attempt to identify and rectify system failures.
Note: This is the third of four press releases related to National Victims’ Rights Week. The schedule for the rest of the week is as follows: 4/23, Civil Rights Teams Project.
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