Missouri Legal Update

2019 Lesson 17: Elder Abuse Investigations – Part 2

Technical

Release Date: 

12/1/2019

This is part two of a three-part online technical skills course focused on elder abuse investigations. Section five describes the signs of elder emotional or psychological abuse, provides case studies of elder psychological abuse, lists possible crimes committed, and gives suggested interview questions.                


Section six describes the signs of elder neglect and abandonment, provides case studies of elder neglect and abandonment, lists possible crimes committed, and gives suggested interview questions. 


Section seven describes the signs of elder financial abuse, provides case studies of elder financial abuse, lists possible crimes committed, and gives suggested interview questions. 


Section eight provides an overview of Missouri’s guardianship and conservatorship proceedings. It explains why law enforcement officers need to know basic information about guardianship and conservatorship. It includes tips for recognizing abusive behavior committed by guardians or conservators.