Tell Me When: All Stalkers Should Be Considered Unpredictable.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Despite ten years of outreach and activism, The National Center for Victims of Crime reports that over 6.6 million men and women are victims of stalking each year[1]; about half of these people are new victims.[2] This figure does not include children. Safe Horizon, “the largest victims’ services agency in the United States”[3] understands stalking as defined by the U.S. Department of Justice as “a pattern of repeated and unwanted attention, harassment, contact, or any other course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear.”[4] Continue reading