All fifty states have some form of stalking and harassment law. These laws define the ‘pattern’ or ‘course of conduct’ involving unwanted, disturbing and threatening behavior toward a person. Many times, people don’t know that a perpetrator’s behavior is actually stalking until it has been going on for some time.
Many people don’t even realize that what they are experiencing is stalking. It is important that you take action immediately to respond to this crime. Download the Stalking Checklist to become equipped in dealing with this crime.