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Elder Abuse Unit
The Elder Abuse Unit vigorously prosecuting crimes against elderly citizens, including financial fraud and physical abuse. These cases require special attention because of the vulnerability of the victims. The unit has built a network of professionals including doctors and nurses, financial experts and police officers, to provide assistance in their cases.

NEWS: Prosecutor's Office secures grant to fight elder abuse
Pierce County has been awarded $370,985 from the Department of Justice to support a comprehensive approach to addressing elder abuse. The Prosecutor’s Office, which secured one of nine nationwide grants, is teaming up with local law enforcement agencies and victim service organizations to increase and strengthen training, form a community response team and access to victim services. Read more

        Pierce County team will work to report, prosecute, prevent senior abuse
        Caregiver charged with murder in neglect of vulnerable adult
        Woman sentenced to 26 months for stealing $8,000 from elderly man
        Jury convicts woman of stealing $8,000 from elderly man
        Man bilks thousands from 80-year-old victim