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Thursday, February 10, 2022

BJS Releases Stalking Victimization, 2019

      WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics today released Stalking Victimization, 2019.  This report details the demographic characteristics of victims who were stalked, including traditional stalking and stalking with technology, during a 12-month period.  It also describes the characteristics of stalking victimization, including the victim-offender relationship, self-protective actions taken by the victim, patterns of reporting to police and whether the victim contacted a victim service provider after the victimization.  Findings are based on the 2019 Supplemental Victimization Survey to the National Crime Victimization Survey.

      TITLE:  Stalking Victimization, 2019 (NCJ 301735)

      AUTHOR:  BJS Statisticians Rachel E. Morgan, Ph.D., and Jennifer L. Truman, Ph.D.

      WHERE:  bjs.ojp.gov

The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice is the principal federal agency responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating reliable statistics on crime and criminal justice in the United States.  Doris J. James is the acting director.

The Office of Justice Programs provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, advance racial equity in the administration of justice, assist victims and enhance the rule of law.  More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.


OFFICE:  bjs.ojp.gov
CONTACT:  Tannyr Watkins at 202-532-3923 or [email protected]

Date Created: February 10, 2022