National Stalking Awareness Month

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Stalking Definaition:

A pattern of behavior directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear.

 

Definition & FAQs

Signs of stalking:

  • Repeatedly call and text you, including hang-ups
  • Follow you and show up wherever you are
  • Send unwanted gifts, letters, cards, or e-mails
  • Damage your home, car, or other property
  • Monitor our phone calls, computer use, or social network account
  • Hack into your social networking accounts (Facebook) or email
  • Use technology, like hidden cameras or global positioning systems (GPS), to track where you go
  • Drive by or hang out at your apartment/residence hall, outside your classroom or at your work
  • Threaten to hurt you, your family, friends or pets
  • Find out about you by using public records or online search services, hiring private investigators, going through your garbage, or contacting your friends, classmates, family, neighbors, or co-workers
  • Other actions that control or frighten you.

 

https://www.unh.edu/sharpp/january-national-stalking-awareness-month