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January Focuses on Stalking Awareness

 

January 17, 2019



January 2019 marks the 15th National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking impacts over 1 in 6 women and 1 in 17 men in the United States, according to the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The theme, “Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It.” Challenges the nation to fight this dangerous crime by learning more about it.

Stalking is a pattern of behavior directed at a specific person that causes fear. Stalking is implemented by abusers through a variety of tactics such as placing unwanted calls and texts, showing up unannounced at the victim’s home or workplace, damagin...



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