Special Feature: Stalking - Victims

Publications and Multimedia

Violence and Victimization Research Division's Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women, 1993-2016
National Institute of Justice, August 2017

Five Things About Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Men and Women
National Institute of Justice, May 2016

Are You Being Stalked?
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, March 2015

Stalking Fact Sheet
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, January 2015

National Data on Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, and Stalking
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2014

Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization — National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2014

Stalking Victims in the United States-Revised
Bureau of Justice Statistics, September 2012

OVC Help Series for Crime Victims: Stalking
Office for Victims of Crime, June 2012

Voice of the Victim: A Perspectives Spotlight Issue
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, 2012

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Summary Report
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, November 2011

Perspectives on Civil Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Cases: The Rural and Urban Divide
National Institute of Justice, June 2010

How to Start and Facilitate a Support Group for Victims of Stalking
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, September 2009

Understanding Intimate Partner Stalking: Implications For Offering Victim Services
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2009

Impact of Proactive Enforcement of No-Contact Orders on Victim Safety and Repeat Victimization
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2008

Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and the Criminal Justice Response: What Is Known
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2008

For additional resources on this topic, see the Stalking section of our site and conduct a search of the NCJRS Abstracts Database.

Related Resources

Department of Defense Victim and Witness Assistance Council
Each military department has established an interdisciplinary Victim and Witness Assistance Council, as well as a central repository for tracking notice of the status of offenders confined in military correctional facilities. In addition, the Department of Defense has issued extensive policy guidance to assign responsibilities and to establish procedures and program standards for providing victim assistance.

National Stalking Awareness Month
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has partnered with the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) Stalking Resource Center to encourage communities to focus attention on this serious and deadly crime. This site includes facts sheets, media tools, brochures, as well as downloadable artwork.

NCJRS Internet Safety Special Feature: Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking
This online resource offers a compilation of publications and referrals to organizations dealing with cyberbullying and cyberstalking.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Stalking
This website 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): Stalking
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 violence against women, including stalking.

Online Directory of Crime Victim Services (ODCVS)
The ODCVS allows service providers and individuals to locate agencies that offer nonemergency services for crime victims in the United States and abroad.

Stalking Resource Center (SRC)
In 2000, the National Center for Victims of Crime partnered with the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women to create the Stalking Resource Center (SRC). The SRC mission is to enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking.

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 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.

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