What is Linn County Triad? PDF Print E-mail


The Linn County TRIAD is a partnership of county and local law enforcement and other organizations and individuals involved with older adult issues of safety and well-being. The Linn County TRIAD includes the Linn County Sheriff, all local Linn County community police departments, plus local agencies and older community volunteers who all agree to work together to reduce criminal victimization of older adults.


What does the Linn County TRIAD do?

  • EDUCATION: By sponsoring crime prevention and personal  safety programs for older citizens.

  • ASSISTANCE: By recruiting and training volunteers to assist law enforcement in the presentation of applicable information regarding crimes that can be committed against older citizens.

  • SUPPORT: By identifying community resources and providing information and referrals to older persons seeking  knowledge and assistance.

The primary way that TRIAD  helps seniors is through: