What is Stalking?

What is Stalking?

Stalking is defined as repeatedly contacting another person when the contacting person knows or should know that the contact is unwanted by the other person; and the contact causes the other person  reasonable apprehension of imminent physical harm or the contacting person knows or should know that the contact causes substantial impairment of the other person’s ability to perform the activities of daily life.

As used in this definition, the term “contacting” includes, but is not limited to, communicating with (including internet communication via e-mail, instant message, on- line community or any other internet communication) or remaining in the physical presence of the other person.


*Please note that internet activity can be tracked and stored on the computer system being used. The Escape feature will quickly direct you to another website, but does not remove the history of visiting this site. If you have any concerns, it is recommended that a public computer (such as the library) be used to access this site.