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Special Feature: Stalking Awareness - Victims


Violence and Victimization Research Division's Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women, 1993-Present
National Institute of Justice, December 2012

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

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

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

Report to Congress on Stalking and Domestic Violence, 2005 through 2006
Office on Violence Against Women, 2007

Measuring Intimate Partner Violence Victimization and Perpetration: A Compendium of Assessment Tools
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006

Strengthening Antistalking Statutes
Office for Victims of Crime, January 2002

Stalking: Its Role in Serious Domestic Violence Cases
National Institure of Justice-Sponsored, January 2001

Ending Violence Against Women: An Agenda for the Nation
Office on Violence Against Women, October 2000

Prevalence and Health Consequences of Stalking - Louisiana, 1998-1999
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, July 2000

Stalking in America: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey
National Institute of Justice, April 1998

Exploration of the Experiences and Needs of Former Intimate Stalking Victims
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 1998

Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Antistalking Legislation: An Annual Report to Congress Under the Violence Against Women Act
National Institute of Justice, April 1996

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.

HELP for Victim Service Providers
The Office for Victims of Crime HELP for Victim Service Providers Web Forum is a place where victim service providers and allied professionals can connect to peers, share ideas about best practices, and help change lives. View the transcripts of Web Forum Guest Host Series sessions on Stalking in the Workplace, Addressing Technology and Stalking, Assisting Victims of Intimate Partner Stalking, and Assisting Stalking Victims Using Victim Notification.

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 Web site 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)
SRC was launched in July 2000, with initial funding from the Violence Against Women Office of the U.S. Department of Justice. The dual mission of the SRC is to raise national awareness of stalking and to encourage the development and implementation of multidisciplinary responses to stalking in local communities across the country.

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. Stalking
The Office on Women's Health works to stimulate programmatic and policy activity in order to advance the work of eliminating violence against womenand girls in our country and the world.

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