Do you know there are stalkers out there?

Do you know there are stalkers out there?

You may know there are stalkers out there, but perhaps you don’t realize they are not always obvious about what they’re doing. In fact, some may be so intrinsically jealous and possessive that they don’t realize their behavior can be considered stalking.

What does stalking mean in the United States?

Stop it. Stalking affects millions of women and men in the United States. Stalking occurs when someone repeatedly harasses or threatens someone else, causing fear or safety concerns. Most often, stalking occurs by someone the victim knows or with whom they had an intimate relationship.

How often does a person go through stalking?

Stalking is common. About 1 in 6 women and 1 in 17 men have experienced stalking in their lifetimes.

How to report a stalking incident to the police?

Contact your local police department to report stalking and stalking-related incidents and/or threats. OVW does not provide services directly to the general public. Find local help on our map or call the national hotline: What is stalking?

Do you think stalking is a big deal?

If you think it’s no big deal and nothing to worry about, think again. Stalking is a serious crime and is something to nip in the bud as soon as you recognize the behavior. If you think stalking is only in a physical form, it’s not. Now with all these forms of communication, stalking occurs through social media, texting, etc.

Can a person be stalked on the Internet?

Internet stalking is often an extension of physical stalking, though not always. In some cases, the stalker may not even know the real identity of his victim. He may have only seen his or her profile on social media and become obsessed. This does not make Internet stalking (also called cyber-stalking) acceptable.

Who are the correspondents on 48 hours about stalking?

“48 Hours” and correspondent Erin Moriarty investigate the horrors of stalking and how CBS’ “NCIS” star Pauley Perrette is fighting to change the laws to protect victims in a special two-hour broadcast, “Stalked.” Clinical Police and Forensic Psychologist Kris Mohandie offers advice for victims of stalking:

When does a gang start stalking an individual?

Once the psychological profile is complete, the Gang Stalking can commence. Gang Stalking generally originates from when a covert investigation is opened on an individual and teams of plain clothes police officers, citizen informants/snitches and snoopers are deployed to obsessively harass the targeted individual usually to an extreme degree.