From The Victim Assistant
Los Alamos Police Department
Every year, millions of Americans are victims of stalking; usually occurring by someone the victim knows such as an ex-spouse, ex-lover or former boss.
Like domestic violence, stalking is a crime of power and control that includes persistent patterns of behavior, causing victims to live in fear, unable to live a productive lifestyle due to daily safety concerns.
Stalking also is defined as someone engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety or the safety
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