Abuse and Neglect of Seniors and the Criminal Justice System

Understandably, there are questions about how the justice system works. This info sheet includes descriptions of the roles of police, the Crown counsel, victim service workers as well as information about compensation and complaints/appeals.

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produced by
Seniors First BC (formerly BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support)
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last reviewed
January 2006 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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resource type
criminal justice system, Community and Justice System Working Together Education Kit