Connecting the Dots: A Roll Call/In-service Training Video for Law Enforcement

We have produced this video to enhance the ability of law enforcement first responders to recognize and effectively respond to stalking. The video is designed so that it can either be shown in its entirety or as individual chapters.
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Connecting the dots

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Register Now! Use of Technology to Stalk Online Training Course

This self-paced, interactive online training will increase the ability of criminal justice professionals and victim service providers to recognize how stalkers use technology.
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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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Responding to Stalking: A Guide for Prosecutors

Stalking is one of the few crimes for which timely prosecution can save lives. This guide is intended as a resource for prosecutors in stalking cases. It provides an overview of what stalking is and the best practices for prosecuting offenders.
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The Use of Technology in Intimate Partner Stalking Conference

Join us at the Use of Technology in Intimate Partner Stalking Conference and Advanced Training for Criminal Justice Professionals October 13-15, 2015 in Atlanta, GA!
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  • October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    September 17, 2015

    National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) - celebrated every October - was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure that every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. 

    Learn more about NCSAM




  • September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month

    September 1, 2015

    As students return to school this fall, colleges and universities across the United States have recognized September as National Campus Safety Awareness month and are bringing awareness to crimes including stalking, sexual assault, robbery, and homicide. 

    More information on NCSAM




  • 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.