Unit 5 Mod 4&5

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Unit 5 Mod 4&5

Unit 5 Mod 4&5


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  • 1. 
    Most reports involving elderly people in Illinois were for __________.
    • A. 

      Active neglect

    • B. 

      Passive

    • C. 

      Sexual abuse

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    __________________ is a large number of individuals while engaged in carrying out their professional duties and includes, but is not limited to: social services, law enforcement, educators, medical workers, EMTs, coroner/medical examiners, and state employees providing services to eligible adults who are required to report cases of elder abuse/neglect.
    • A. 

      Mandated reporter

    • B. 

      Incentivized reporter

    • C. 

      Eligible adult

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    An elder person’s credit card is found in the possession of his grandson, his caregiver, who is preparing to purchase tickets to a professional sporting event. During the investigation, two additional credit cards are discovered in the possession of the grandson and the elder is not aware. What crime, if any, has likely occurred?
    • A. 

      Identity theft; aggravated identity theft (720 ILCS 5/16-30)

    • B. 

      Possession of another's credit, debit, or identification card (720 ILCS 5/17-32) 

    • C. 

      Aggravated deception of an elder (720 ILCS 5/18-32)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The income or wealth obtained by elderly people provides limited opportunities for con artists, identity thieves, and other scammers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Officers are called to the home of a 78 year-old woman who is bedridden concerning suspected abuse. The officers find the granddaughter, the woman’s caregiver, turns the volume up in the woman’s room to avoid hearing her requests to use the restroom or food in the evening. What crime, if any, has likely occurred?
    • A. 

      Identity theft; aggravated identity theft (720 ILCS 5/16-30)

    • B. 

      Financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability (720 ILCS 5/17-56)

    • C. 

      Aggravated Criminal Elder Neglect (720 ILCS 5/18-32)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    ____________ are often behavioral characteristics in suspects of elderly financial exploitation.
    • A. 

      Substance abuse

    • B. 

      Implausible explanations provided by the suspect

    • C. 

      Hostility or denial

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    ____________ is/are a challenge(s) in law enforcement investigations of elder abuse.
    • A. 

      Injuries often resemble injuries common in elderly people

    • B. 

      Victims are often willing to identify suspects

    • C. 

      Illnesses, such as dementia, rarely influence the identification of suspects

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    _____________ bruises are generally associated with elder abuse.
    • A. 

      “Wrap around”

    • B. 

      “Scattered Line”

    • C. 

      Single “spot”

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Officers are required to report suspected elder abuse/neglect to the designated elder abuse provider agency in the jurisdiction within ______.
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      48 hours

    • C. 

      5 business days

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Officers should actively prevent elder abuse/neglect by__________.
    • A. 

      Participating on multidisciplinary teams

    • B. 

      Participating in community coalitions

    • C. 

      Completing specialized training

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    __________ are the largest percentage of perpetrators of physical mistreatment of elders.
    • A. 

      Acquaintances

    • B. 

      Partners/spouses

    • C. 

      Children/Grandchildren

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Elderly victims may be ______________ with investigations for fear of further abuse, loss of housing, or other repercussions.
    • A. 

      Open and honest

    • B. 

      Willing to cooperate

    • C. 

      Unwilling to cooperate

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    . The son of an elderly person, who is 75 years old and wheelchair bound, called officers because his son and caregiver, forced him to sell his car and give him the money or he would stop taking him to the store, doctor visits, and to anywhere outside of the home. He did not want to sign the title or sell the car, but had no choice. What crime, if any, has likely occurred?
    • A. 

      Financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability (720 ILCS 5/17-56)

    • B. 

      Identity theft; aggravated identity theft (720 ILCS 5/16-30)

    • C. 

      Aggravated deception of an elder (720 ILCS 5/18-32)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Officers are called to the home of a 78 year-old woman who is bedridden. The home is empty; she is alone and unable to walk to the restroom, kitchen, or exit the house in the event of an emergency. Her caregiver, her son, left on vacation to Australia for two weeks and left the woman alone to care for herself. What crime, if any, has likely occurred?
    • A. 

      Identity theft; aggravated identity theft (720 ILCS 5/16-30)

    • B. 

      Financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability (720 ILCS 5/17-56)

    • C. 

      Aggravated Criminal Elder Neglect (720 ILCS 5/18-32)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    A good general investigative techniques that should be used by officers when investigating elder abuse/neglect is to interview the suspect and victim in the same room or together to identify inconsistencies in the events.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 16. 
    __________________ are general investigative techniques that should be used by officers when investigating elder abuse/neglect.
    • A. 

      Interview the suspect and victim separately and away from each other

    • B. 

      Ask secondary or the same questions for further detail

    • C. 

      Ask simple questions to determine general awareness

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Bilateral bruises are bruises on both sides of the body, for example, on top of both shoulders, both sides of the face, or inside both thighs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Officers should actively prevent elder abuse/neglect by__________.
    • A. 

      Participating in community coalitions

    • B. 

      Participating on multidisciplinary teams

    • C. 

      Completing specialized training

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 19. 
    The daughter of an elderly person, who is 75 years old, bedridden, and suffering from significant memory loss called officers concerned about a paid caregiver. The daughter discovered several credit card applications in the elderly person’s name, but with the caregiver’s home address, phone number, and other contact information. The caregiver addressed the applications and put them in the mailbox, which was discovered by the daughter. What crime, if any, has likely occurred?
    • A. 

      Identity theft; aggravated identity theft (720 ILCS 5/16-30)

    • B. 

      Possession of another's credit, debit, or identification card (720 ILCS 5/17-32)

    • C. 

      Aggravated deception of an elder (720 ILCS 5/18-32)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Most reports involving elderly people in Illinois were for __________.
    • A. 

      Financial exploitation

    • B. 

      Passive neglect

    • C. 

      Sexual abuse

    • D. 

      None of the abuse

  • 21. 
    ____________ are often indicators of suspects involved in elder neglect.
    • A. 

      Substance abuse

    • B. 

      Lack of victim concern or skills

    • C. 

      Hostility or denial

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Elderly people were raised with very different ___________________ than younger generations. These differences may cause disciplinary issues and officers may be called upon to resolve disputes and to provide advice.
    • A. 

      Expectations

    • B. 

      Morals

    • C. 

      Values

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    In elder abuse/neglect investigations, officers are required to disclose a reporter’s name and address.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
     __________________ are important steps in the investigation of elderly abuse/neglect.
    • A. 

      Conduct a thorough preliminary investigation

    • B. 

      Allowing follow-up investigators to collect crime scene evidence

    • C. 

      Ensure reporting to designated elder abuse provider agencies in only extreme abuse cases

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Officers should actively prevent elder abuse/neglect by participating on multidisciplinary teams, community coalitions, and specialized training.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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