Stalking

Stalking is commonly defined as a pattern of behavior intended to cause fear or apprehension in the victim and is an attempt to exert power and control over another person. 
It is unwanted, threatening behavior. Stalking can happen to anyone, however, women who have been in an abusive relationship are at greater risk than the general population. Stalking is a form of domestic violence.

What Are the Typical Stalking Behaviors?

What Should You Do?

REPORT TO LAW ENFROCEMENT

KEEP RECORDS OF BEHAVIOR

CREATE A SAFETY PLAN

TALK WITH THE COURT ADVOCATE HERE AT RESPONSE

For further information regarding the topic of stalking, please reach out to our Court Advocacy program at (540) 459-5599 or caitlins@responseva.org

For further resources, please visit the following links: 
Mashable website 
NNEDV website