What is stalking?
A stalker tries to control his or her victim through behavior or threats intended to intimidate or terrify. A stalker can be an unknown person, an acquaintance, or a former intimate partner. A stalker’s state of mind can range from obsessive love to obsessive hatred and should be considered potentially dangerous.
How do I know if I am being stalked?
The stalker may on more than one occasion:
● Follow the victim or the victim’s family or household members;
● Make threatening phone calls or send threatening messages or mail;
● Drive by or park near the victim’s home, place of employment or school;
● Do damage to the victim’s property
What do I need to do if I am being stalked?
● If you are being stalked on campus notify the University Police Department (825-4444) if you are being stalked off campus notify the appropriate law enforcement agency.
● Keep a diary of each incident.
● Keep all correspondence
● Record telephone conversations.
● Take or obtain a picture of the stalker.
● Tell family and friends you are being stalked.
● Obtain a protective order.