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SECTION 846*2
Programs for the aging
Executive (EXC) CHAPTER 18, ARTICLE 35
* § 846. Programs for the aging. 1. The division, in consultation with
the state office for the aging, shall take all necessary and appropriate
measures to develop, plan, provide, and implement programs for the
protection of persons aged sixty and over, hereafter referred to in this
section as elderly persons, from situations and criminal acts which
threaten their safety, security, and property, within the resources
available to such agencies for such purposes.

2. Pursuant to the requirements of subdivision one of this section,
the division, in consultation with the municipal police training council
and the New York state committee for the coordination of police services
for the elderly, shall develop an in-service training program, designed
to address the problems associated with the investigation of crimes
against elderly persons, and to reduce the criminal victimization of the
elderly and issue an appropriate certificate to such officers attesting
to their satisfactory completion of such special training program.

* NB There are 2 § 846's