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Elder Abuse Task Force releases tool to crack down on crime

Posted at 12:25 PM, Sep 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-10 12:25:23-04

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and law enforcement agencies across the state are working together to stop elder abuse.

Officials say over 73,000 residents are victims of elder abuse every year.

On Tuesday, Nessel and other officials are expected to unveil a new tool that will help enforcement recognize and prosecute elder abuse cases.

You can watch the press conference at 1 p.m. where a "new tool" will be unveiled to crack down on elder abuse crime.

The announcement is happening at the Michigan Department of Attorney General Kelley Law Library on 525 W. Ottawa St. in Lansing.

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