What is stalking? - Coastal Carolina University
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What is stalking?

Stalking is a series of actions that make you feel afraid or in danger. Stalking is serious, often violent, and can escalate over time. A stalker can be someone you know well or not at all. It is important to know the signs!  A person stalking may:

  • Repeatedly call, text or message you.
  • Follow you and show up wherever you are.
  • Send unwanted gifts or letters.
  • Damage your home, car, or other property.
  • Monitor your communication or computer use.
  • Use tracking technology to monitor your whereabouts.
  • Threaten to hurt you, your family, friends, or pets.

Stalking is a crime! You should seriously consider contacting the police.

If you live on campus, and need immediate support from professional staff, please contact the in-hall staff. There is an RA on duty in each community from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. and 24 hours a day on the weekends; the on-call cellphone number is posted throughout each community for emergency use. RAs will contact professional staff if needed.

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