Stalking

Stalking is defined as repetitive and/or menacing pursuit, following, or interference with the peace and/or safety of an individual(s). R09.02.020. Student Code of Conduct.

According to the National Center for Victims of Crime 2012, Stalking is a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear.

Stalking can be a pattern of behavior which makes an individual feel afraid, nervous, harassed or can place someone in danger. The behavior can negatively impact a person's educational or work environment, which affects their life.

Stalking can come in the form of:

  • Repeated mail, e-mail, pictures, unwanted calling or repeated texting
  • Sending you repeated unwanted gifts, receiving unwanted letters
  • Utilizing social media as a way of communicating you.
  • Stealing your things or damaging your property

Stalking can be performed by anyone, from someone you know to a complete stranger. Stalking is an activity which must not be tolerated and should be reported.

For more information on Stalking please visit The National Center for Victims of Crime Stalking Resource Center.

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