are never heard.
Stalking is a crime in the U.S., but it can be difficult for a victim to get law enforcement to intervene. An incident in isolation might not rise to the pattern of behavior required for a stalking charge.
For every 1,000 incidents of stalking, an estimated:
Incidents are reported to law enforcement
Police reports will
Arrests will be made
Will be convicted
Living life as the target of a stalker is intimidating, isolating and intensely unbearable as you become paralyzed by fear and anxiety. A stalker may never directly threaten the victim, but the threat is real and lines between paranoia and vigilance become smudged beyond recognition.
It is no way to live.