Special Feature: Internet Safety - Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking


Indicators of School Crime and Safety
U.S. Department of Education and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual
Preparing and Responding to Cyberbullying: Tips for Law Enforcement
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, August 2014
Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online
Federal Trade Commission, January 2014
Technology Safety Plan: A Guide for Survivors and Advocates
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 2013
Real Crimes in Virtual Worlds
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, December 2013
Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2013
Dealing with Cyberbullies
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, February 2013
Teen Dating Abuse and Harassment in the Digital World: Implications for Prevention and Intervention
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, February 2013
Stalking Victims in the United States – Revised
Bureau of Justice Statistics, September 2012
Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results From the 2009 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey
U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics, August 2011
Youth Safety on a Living Internet: Report of the Online Safety and Technology Working Group
Online Safety and Technology Working Group, June 2010
High‐Tech Stalking
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 2009
Electronic Media and Youth Violence: A CDC Issue Brief for Educators and Caregivers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008
Enhancing Child Safety and Online Technologies: Final Report of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force to the Multi-State Working Group on Social Networking of State Attorneys General of the United States
Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, December 2008
A Study on Cyberstalking
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, March 2003
U.S.Health Resources and Services Administration, No date available
Stop Cyberbullying Before It Starts
National Crime Prevention Council, No date available

Related Resources

Electronic Aggression (Podcast)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Electronic Aggression Podcast focuses on how new forms of electronic media (blogs, chat rooms, text messaging, and the Internet) are providing new arenas for youth violence to occur.
GirlsHealth.gov: Cyberbullying
Created by the National Women's Health Information Center, this site provides information and resources to help girls learn about issues they may face, including bullying and cyberbullying.
National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC): Cyberbullying
NCPC, through funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, offers resources including fact sheets and four podcasts about cyberbullying, taking action in schools, creating community change, and how teens feel about cyberbullying.
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Stalking
This OVC Web page provides information on rights and services afforded to victims of stalking, including cyberstalking. Included are links to related organizations as well as publications that address the issue of stalking.
Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
OVW provides information on the U.S. Department of Justice's legal and policy issues regarding violence against women and responds to requests for information regarding crimes committed against women, including stalking.
This website, created by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information on bullying, including where children can turn if they are being bullied and resources for adults to help prevent bullying.
Technology Safety & Privacy: A Toolkit for Survivors
This toolkit contains safety tips, information, and privacy strategies for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking related to the use of technology. With support from the Office for Victims of Crime, the toolkit was produced by the National Network to End Domestic Violence's Safety Net Project which develops resources and information on the use of technology for survivors and the agencies that support them.
The Use of Technology to Stalk: An Online Course
Produced by the Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime with funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, this free self-paced, interactive online training will help increase the ability of criminal justice professionals and victim service providers to recognize how stalkers use technology and, ultimately, enhance their ability to work with victims of stalking. This course highlights: how stalkers use technologies to locate, harass, and surveil their victims; steps to assist in investigating stalking crimes; and how to support victims of stalking.

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