The Signs and Symptoms of Mistreatment in Older Adults: The Role of the Attorney General’s Office in Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Investigations


Presented by

  • Ali Thompson, Criminal Investigator with Attorney General’s Office
  • Bob Booth, First Assistant Attorney General
Bob and Ali have a passion for fighting for justice for those who may not be able to fight for themselves and remind us how to be a voice for the voiceless and vulnerable.

Who Should Attend
Caregivers and Professionals Who Should Attend: Social work practitioners, medical, psychologists and mental health, legal/judicial, law enforcement officials and personnel, home care placement agencies, court-appointed guardians and conservators, community-center board staff and clergy. All of the above – whether paid or unpaid.

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About the panelists

Bob Booth
First Assistant Attorney General Robert James Booth II is currently the Director of the Colorado Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. After graduation from law school, he worked as an associate in an Oklahoma City law firm primarily practicing civil law for several years. During that period, while working on an appeal and retrial in a child abuse case, he realized that he belonged on the other side of the courtroom and became a prosecutor. He then became a felony prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office of the 23rd Judicial District of Oklahoma. In that capacity he served as the VAWA prosecutor for the district and prosecuted Domestic Violence and Sex Crimes, additionally he worked with stakeholders to create one of the first sexual assault response teams in Oklahoma. He then left the District Attorney’s office to serve under then Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the managing attorney for the Tulsa, Oklahoma office of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit before assuming his current position here in Colorado. Robert loves things that seem impossible and giving a voice to victims.

Ali Thompson
Ali Thompson joined the Colorado Attorney General’s Office in 2016 as a Criminal Investigator in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.  Ali’s work focuses on investigations of allegations of abuse and neglect of patients in facilities, with an emphasis on cases involving individuals who are at-risk. 

Ali graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Florida State University in 1996.  Ali has almost 20 years of experience in the field of law enforcement where she has worked as a dispatcher/ 911 operator, a probation officer, patrol officer, and a detective investigating both property crimes and crimes against persons.  In 2013, Ali became a Criminal Investigator with the State of Colorado and worked for several years with the Department of Labor and Employment before moving to the Colorado Attorney General’s Office.  Ali has presented local trainings on numerous topics including Fraud, Elder Abuse, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Interviewing Techniques and she has been a national law enforcement trainer for both Domestic Violence Investigation and the Investigation of Elder Abuse. 

Ali has a passion for fighting for justice for those who may not be able to fight for themselves and strives to be a voice for the voiceless and vulnerable.
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