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Stalking

Stalking

a. Engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to:

  1. Fear for the person’s safety or the safety of others, or
  2. Suffer substantial emotional distress.

b. For the purpose of the Stalking definition:

  1. Course of conduct means two or more acts, including but not limited to, acts in which the stalker directly, indirectly, or through third parties, by any action, method, device, or means, follows, monitors, observes, surveils, threatens, or communicates to or about a person, or interferes with a person’s property.
  2. Reasonable person means a reasonable person under similar circumstances and with similar identities to the victim.
  3. Substantial emotional distress means significant mental suffering or anguish that may, but does not necessarily, require medical or other professional treatment or counseling.