Instructor: Steven Karrer

No image available Biography: Steven A. Karrer is a Deputy Attorney General in charge of the Fraud and Abuse Litigation Division of the Office of the Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Karrer joined the attorney general's office in November 2008. Previously, he served as an assistant district attorney in Shawnee County and worked in private practice. He has extensive experience in prosecuting financial crimes including elder and fiduciary abuse. He is cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, which in coordination with the United States Attorney of Kansas, allows him to prosecute in federal court in addition to state court. Karrer received his bachelor's degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University and his law degree from Washburn University School of Law.

Classes by this instructor


Investigating Financial Abuse of Elder and Dependent Adults
As first responders, police officers often have access to the most isolated individuals, including those who are older persons. Police officers are often an important gateway for older citizens to the community health and social services network. They are called upon to respond to various elder abuse situations, both at home and in senior living centers. First responders play a key role in investigating or preventing crimes against older citizens and dependent adults. However, the detection and assessment of this population is not systematic.
Friday, November 19, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Investigating Physical and Sexual Abuse of Elder and Dependent Adults
As first responders, police officers often have access to the most isolated individuals, including those who are older persons. Police officers are often an important gateway for older citizens to the community health and social services network. They are called upon to respond to various elder abuse situations, both at home and in senior living centers. First responders play a key role in investigating or preventing crimes against older citizens and dependent adults. However, the detection and assessment of this population is not systematic.
Friday, August 20, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions