Stalking LINKS

 

Stalking Resource Center        

National Center for Victims of Crime Stalking Resource Center

 

Model Campus Stalking Policy             by Stalking Resource Center 

This guide was designed for colleges & universities to develop and/or adapt their stalking policies. The Model Campus Stalking Policy provides useful language about defining stalking, lists of stalking behaviors, and safety considerations for victims. It also includes sample policies that administrators can  use in their entirety or adapt for schools’ specific needs  (SRC)
 

  

A Guide for Community Corrections Officers, Responding to Stalking by Stalking Resource Center 

Developed by the Stalking Resource Center in partnership with the American Probation and Parole Association, and the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, this guide describes effective approaches to supervising stalkers, which include focusing on victim safety and insisting on offender accountability and behavior change. It encourages probation and parole officers to screen offenders for stalking behavior, document the incidents of stalking, and actively pursue all violations.  (SRC)

  

How to Start and Facilitate a Support Group for Victims of Stalking Stalking Resource Center

A guide, for victim service providers, volunteers, and other concerned community members on how to initiate and run a stalking support group in their agency or community. The guide includes information about designing a support group for stalking victims, recommendations for group membership, tips for facilitators, a sample curriculum, and much more.  (SRC)

 

Stalking Victimization in the United States  Department of Justice

Presents findings on nonfatal stalking victimization in the U.S., based on the largest data collection of such behavior to date. Data were collected in a supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and sponsored by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). Topics covered in the report are stalking and harassment prevalence rates by demographic characteristics, offender characteristics, victim-offender relationship, duration of stalking, cyberstalking, protection measures, and emotional impact. The report also includes data on whether victim sought help from others, involvement of a weapon, injuries, other crimes perpetrated by the stalker, and response by the criminal justice system.