The Community Police Unit assigns an Elderly Affairs Officer to address and follow up elderly related issues. Pawtuckets elderly population per capita is the largest in the State. The Elderly Affairs Officer works with many public and private agencies and provides many services to the senior citizens of Pawtucket. The officer also works closely with the Leon Matthew Senior Center where the City Elderly Affairs office is located. During the year this officer handles an average of 75 to 100 calls concerning elderly issues. The officer also oversees the Alzheimer Alert and Check ˜Em programs.