Definitions: Stalking and Bullying


Stalking is repetitive and or menacing pursuit, following, harassment, and/or interference with the peace and/or safety of a member of the community or the safety of any of the immediate family members of the community. Stalking is unpredictable and dangerous.


Bullying is when an individual is threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed, or otherwise targeted by another person, whether in person or by other means including the internet, social media, and interactive and digital technologies, or mobile phones.


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