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Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking

Publications & Multimedia

The following resources are a sample of available topical materials released in recent years. See the Publications section of our site for additional resources.

Indicators of School Crime and Safety
U.S. Department of Education and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual

Viewing Anti-Immigrant Hate Online: An Application of Routine Activity and Social Structure-Social Learning Theory
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2021

Landscape Study of Digital Tools to Identify, Capture, and Analyze Digital Evidence in Technology-Facilitated Abuse Cases
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2021

Cyberbullying in Schools: Meta-Analysis Finds That Tailored Programming Protects Students
National Institute of Justice, April 2021

Tech Abuse in the Pandemic & Beyond: Reflections from the Field
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, 2021

Who Produces Online Hate?: An Examination of the Effects of Self-Control, Social Structure, & Social Learning
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2021

Ranking Needs for Fighting Digital Abuse: Sextortion, Swatting, Doxing, Cyberstalking and Nonconsensual Pornography
National Institute of Justice, November 2020

Teen Cyberbullying Content Assessed in the Context of Social Networks
National Institute of Justice, July 2020

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Decrease Cyberbullying Perpetration and Victimization
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2020

Dealing with Cyberbullies
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, November 2019

Contents and Contexts of Cyberbullying: An Epidemiologic Study using Electronic Detection and Social Network Analysis
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2019

Cyberbullying and Law Enforcement
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, February 2019

Related Resources

Federal Trade Commission (FTC): Cyberbullying
This section of the FTC site provides advice and resources about cyberbullying for parents.

GirlsHealth.gov: Cyberbullying
Created by the National Women's Health Information Center, this site provides information and resources to help girls learn about issues they may face, including bullying and cyberbullying.

National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments: Bullying/Cyberbullying
The Center offers information and technical assistance to states, districts, schools, institutions of higher learning, and communities focused on improving student supports and academic enrichment. One of the three purposes of the Center's Student Support and Academic Enrichment program is to improve school conditions as a means of improving academic achievement by ensuring all students are healthy and feel safe and supported.

National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC): Cyberbullying
NCPC, through funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, offers resources including fact sheets and podcasts about cyberbullying, taking action in schools, creating community change, and how teens feel about cyberbullying.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Stalking
This OVC webpage 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)
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 crimes committed against women, including stalking.

This website, created by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information on bullying, including where children can turn if they are being bullied and resources for adults to help prevent bullying.

Technology Safety & Privacy: A Toolkit for Survivors
This toolkit contains safety tips, information, and privacy strategies for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking related to the use of technology. With support from the Office for Victims of Crime, the toolkit was produced by the National Network to End Domestic Violence's Safety Net Project which develops resources and information on the use of technology for survivors and the agencies that support them.

Date Modified: October 17, 2023
Date Created: August 17, 2020