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January 2012 is National Stalking Awareness Month

For many people “stalking” is a word that is heard on television, movies, in popular song and in casual conversation. Although it may seem like a joke or a harmless show of devotion, it is not. Stalking is a crime in all 50 states. The National Center for Victims of Crime defines stalking as “a […]

Mississippi and the Laws on Stalking § 97-3-107

Click here to see this post on the Stalking Resource Center’s site Stalking Miss. Code Ann. § 97-3-107. Stalking. (2010) (1) (a)  Any person who purposefully engages in a course of conduct directed at a specific person, or who makes a credible threat, and who knows or should know that the conduct would cause a […]

Stalking is a Crime

A PSA put together by Jessica Pelletier and Sarah Snow in conjunction with the University of Maine Safe Campus Project. “31 Days of Posts” Campaign is a part of National Stalking Awareness Month. Please re-post this message! You never know when something so simple might save someone’s life.

Stalkers Often Re-offend

Stalkers often reoffend; recidivism rates are as high as 60% Mary Lou Leary, Executive Director of the National Center for Victims of Crime, the leading national organization for crime victims’ right, was interviewed by America’s Most Wanted Safety Center discusses stalking as a crime and the work that is being done by the National Center’s […]

Stalking: Steps for Safety

Michele Archer from Safe Horizons, a stalking survivor, outlines steps to be protected from a stalker with Julie Chen. Click here for a stalking incident log “31 Days of Posts” Campaign is a part of National Stalking Awareness Month. Please re-post this message! You never know when something so simple might save someone’s life.

Stalking via Cell Phones

Click here to watch this Good Morning America video about stalking and cell phones Caller ID Spoofing – Changing Caller ID to show any desired number on a recipient’s Caller ID display. Cellphone Spying: Is your life being monitored? Tapping your cell phone From Privacy Rights Clearinghouse: Caller ID and My Privacy How to Put an End to […]

“Stalking: A Handbook for Victims”

Click here for a link to the book “Stalking: A Handbook for Victims” by Emily Spense-Diehl This is a PDF version of the book which describes stalking and victims’ options. Published in 1999, it is a comprehensive resource for people dealing with all aspects of this crime. “31 Days of Posts” Campaign is a part […]

Technology and Stalking

Stalkers often use technology to assist them in stalking their victims. Click here for information about how different technologies can be used to stalk, measures victims can take to keep safe, and additional information and resources. “31 Days of Posts” Campaign is a part of National Stalking Awareness Month. Please re-post this message! You never […]