Identifying Trends and Police Responses to Elder Abuse and Neglect in British Columbia

Adults aged 65 years and older represent an increasing proportion of the Canadian population. Similarly, rates of violent crimes involving elder victims have reportedly been increasing in Canada (Conroy, 2021). The report explored the trends in police files involving elder victims of violent crimes through analyses of police data and survey data collected from frontline general duty members deployed in ā€˜Eā€™ Division RCMP detachments.

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