Stalking is a crime in all 50 states yet many victims and criminal justice professionals underestimate its seriousness and impact.  Stalking can be difficult to recognize, investigate, and prosecute. Unlike other crimes, stalking is not a single, easily identifiable crime but a series of acts, a course of conduct directed at a specific person that cause that person fear.

Learn more about stalking

Identify the behaviors that qualify as stalking

Create a Stalking Incident Log

Create a Stalking Safety Plan

Additional Stalking Resources

Stalking Through Technology

Technology can be very helpful to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking, however it is important to also consider how technology might be misused.

Stalking Through Technology Safety Plan

Stalking Through Technology Safety Plan - Spanish

Stalking Through Techology Safety Plan - Other Languages

Stalking Awareness Month

Whether you have a few minutes, a few hours, or a few days, you can educate yourself and your community about stalking during January, National Stalking Awareness Month.

History of National Stalking Awareness Month

You can promote National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM) and enhance your activities by using the downloadable resources below.

News Release

Sample Proclamation


Social Media Posts

Public Service Announcements

Table Tents

The National Stalking Awareness Month site offers a wealth of information on stalking for service providers and other professionals.