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How can criminal justice systems from police to probation address the medical and social needs of elderly prisoners?

Cyrus Ahalt, MPP and Brie Williams, MD, MS published an invited blog entry for the London-based Penal Reform International’s expert anniversary series entitled “How can criminal justice systems from police to probation address the medical and social needs of elderly prisoners?”. In the blog, they discuss the Community Aging Health Project’s aging-related training programs designed for criminal justice professionals. They also describe the impact of a growing number of older prisoners on criminal justice systems internationally. To learn more about the Community Aging Health Project, please click here.