Welcome to the Stalking Resource Center

The mission of the Stalking Resource Center is to enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking.
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Stalking Awareness Month 2016

Visit www.StalkingAwarenessMonth.org for resources to help you plan events and outreach on stalking throughout the year!
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  • January is National Stalking Awareness Month

    Resources now available 

    Our Stalking Awareness Month website has resources to help you plan events and outreach on stalking throughout the year. You will find an interactive quiz on stalking, magnets, fact sheets, guides, event ideas, and media tools to raise awareness about stalking. 

    Learn more about Stalking Awareness Month!




  • Recognizing and Responding to Stalking - A Guide for Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Programs

    Now Available

    Stalking poses a particular challenge for victims, as it can occur before, during, and after a visit or exchange. It is essential that supervised visitation and safe exchange program staff are able to effectively recognize and respond to stalking. 

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  • New Practitioner Perspective Resource

    July 6, 2015 

    We interviewed Monique DiCarlo, Sexual Misconduct Response Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at the University of Iowa on challenges faced by colleges and universities addressing stalking, needs of student victims of stalking, and their anti-stalking campaign on campus. 

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  • The Use of Technology to Stalk and the Workplace

    Now Available: The Use of Technology to Stalk and the Workplace

    Today many people spend a substantial amount of time at work, and use work provided computers, smartphones and internet access to conduct personal matters. When employees engage in harassing or threatening behavior or stalking on work time with work resources, it becomes an employer’s business.

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  • Stalking Response Tips

    Now Available: Stalking Response Tips

    Developed in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, this series presents advocates, criminal justice professionals, and victims with specific tips and information on responding to stalking.

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Elonis v. United States Decision 

June 1, 2015

The National Center for Victims of Crime is disappointed in today’s ruling by the Supreme Court in Elonis v. U.S. The decision, announced this morning, creates additional confusion and questions that must be decided by a lower court as it relates to stalking laws across the country.

To read the full statement, click here 

Huffington Post Live Interview

January 29, 2015

In observance of Stalking Awareness Month, Huffington Post Live explored the psychology and the danger behind stalking. The session features our Director, Michelle Garcia, Lovern Gordon of Love Life Now Foundation, and Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Dr. Rick Ellis.

Watch here.

Elonis v. United States

December 1, 2014

The National Center for Victims of Crime is particularly interested in this case because of its commitment to serving victims of stalking and domestic violence. You can read “Friend of the Court” Amicus Brief we submitted by clicking here and our statement about the December 1st oral arguments by clicking here.

The Stalking Resource Center Responds to CBS' "Stalker"

October 2, 2014 

There is very little Stalker get's right about stalking. This show only makes our work more difficult by framing stalking as entertainment. In glorifying and normalizing a serious crime, the program demonstrates extremely poor judgment disrespecting the 7.5 million individuals who are victims of stalking each year in the U.S.

Click here to read our full letter.

2016 National Stalking Awareness Month

Nationwide - January 1-31, 2016