Responding to Stalking: A Guide for Community Corrections Officers



“Many stalkers are persistent criminals who re-offend, often using creative tactics that can be challenging to identify. Community corrections officers who understand the nature and dynamics of stalking can enhance public safety and help save lives.

This guide provides an overview of stalking and suggestions on how to supervise probationers and parolees who engage in stalking behavior.

What Is Stalking? Stalking is a pattern of behavior (called a “course of conduct” in most stalking statutes) directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. All 50 states, as well as United States territories, have stalking laws. Statutes and definitions of stalking and related crimes vary from state to state.”

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