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We need your assistance to undertake the first ever DNA sexual assault case in East Africa.
Kinyanjui Murig
11/09/2006
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What about stalkers stalking more than one person at a time? In an earlier answer, you mentioned that the pattern with one could be interrupted by another "relationship". Do we know any...
nradcliffe
01/27/2006
arrow icon I know that Detective Mike Proctor (of Westminster Police De...
Joan Zorza
03/22/2006
arrow icon I don't know of any stats on that. I guess it is entirely p...
Tracy Bahm
02/01/2006
arrow icon I was wondering about the frequency of someone stalking more...
nradcliffe
01/31/2006
arrow icon How does this fit with the internet predator?
concerned
01/30/2006
arrow icon A new study out by Kris Mohandie being published in the Jour...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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Are there readily avialable threat assessment tools avialable for stalkers? not just the computerized systems, but basic tools like a lethality assessment used in domstic violence cases? and if so where ca...
aubrey lindner
01/27/2006
arrow icon There are lots of tools out there. We don't necessarily endo...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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Are there resources or models you could recommend as schools and universities look toward developing policies related to stalking?
Sarah Hastings
01/27/2006
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Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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Do you have an opinion about creating a national web-based public access database of convicted stalkers?
dvtf
01/27/2006
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Do you see an increase risk for lethality (or violent behavior) in stalkers who have criminal background?
nradcliffe
01/27/2006
arrow icon In a new study out this month, The RECON Typology of Stalkin...
Sandy Bromley
01/27/2006
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I am a victim advoacate for a military installation. I have been working with an active duty female who was assaulted by another service member in Iraq. She has returned to the states, but the rapist conti...
TS
01/27/2006
arrow icon Suzanne, I appreciate your perspective and it has all been a...
TS
02/03/2006
arrow icon He returned from Iraq. She got a Civilian Restraining Order ...
TS
02/02/2006
arrow icon I hope that Criminal Investigation is aware of the situation...
Suzanne
02/02/2006
arrow icon Has the commanding officer been notified of this? They gener...
Tracy Bahm
02/01/2006
arrow icon Yes, A Military Protection Order is in place, but he has ign...
TS
01/30/2006
arrow icon It is my understanding that his commanding officer can sign ...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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D. Lisak
01/27/2006
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I have a concern in a stalker that is also a law enforcement officer. The police survielance training is being misused to track a targeted woman and given the authority position of the officer there is lit...
Jess GrowHodges
01/27/2006
arrow icon Yes, he is ex cop and continues to revolve in the brotherhoo...
Jess
02/01/2006
arrow icon The IACP has great resources for current police officer-invo...
Tracy Bahm
02/01/2006
arrow icon Presently no formal policy...working on one. How about the e...
Jess
01/27/2006
arrow icon Does your department have a policy, or any language in a pol...
Aviva Kurash
01/27/2006
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I see nothing in the literature on stalkers and their children they abduct. Why not? This is critical for their safety and as future adults.
Ann Dapice
01/27/2006
arrow icon Detective Mike Proctor (Westminster Police Dept., Orange Cou...
Joan Zorza
03/22/2006
arrow icon Great question! We'd love to see lots more research done on...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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I understand that one of the signals of extreme dangerousness in a pattern of stalking is what I've heard referred to as "traveling" -- for example, when the stalker relocates to facilita...
Alice Vachss
01/27/2006
arrow icon Traveling andor crossing jurisdictions to where the victim i...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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I'm employed at The Victim Compensation And Government Claims Board in Sacramento California: We at at our program witness a lot of children who have been sexually abused at a young age. A discussion rega...
Abbas Javideyan
01/27/2006
arrow icon I'm glad you posted this. Dr. Lisak and I were on this toget...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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In a marital or domestic relationship, where is the line between stalking and domestic violence?
Bill McPeck
01/27/2006
arrow icon There often isn't a line between the two crimes, and they of...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
arrow icon We work for a domestic violence agency. To our understanding...
Allison Guerrer
01/27/2006
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In the last few Stalking cases I have dealt with, the offenders sought mental health treatment on the advice of their attorneys prior to conviction and of course now had their problem under control. How of...
Nancy Szejbach
01/27/2006
arrow icon I'm not a mental health expert, and this is an area where we...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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Is there any brain imaging available on stalkers and what is going on in their brains when they stalk? If not, why not?
Clark Inkanish
01/27/2006
arrow icon I'm not a researcher, but I suspect this info is not availab...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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Please describe the types of convictions and sentences that would typically be included in "crimes" associated with stalking.
C. Abbate
01/27/2006
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Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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Should advocates who are working with victims of dv or sexual assault be concerned about someone stalking them?
Sara
01/27/2006
arrow icon Anyone who works with stalking victims is certainly at risk ...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
arrow icon We are beginning a Stalking Support Group and choose to have...
Allison Guerrer
01/27/2006
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Some of our advice to stalking victims ends up backfiring and making the stalker angry. For example, telling the victim to get a restraining order, or avoiding all contact and communication with their sta...
Libby Mustaine
01/27/2006
arrow icon FYI... Sandy is a program attorney with our Stalking Resourc...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
arrow icon Since each stalking case is unique, it's difficult to answer...
Sandy Bromley
01/27/2006
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We work with survivors of domestic violence, some of whom are currently being stalked. We are starting a stalking support group and want to perfect our curriculum. What are the key elements to include in...
Allison Guerrer
01/27/2006
arrow icon This is Sandy Bromley, program attorney at the Stalking Reso...
Sandy Bromley
01/27/2006
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What can I do for the Victim when the perpatrator is still sending mail to her and her kids from prison? She knows that he is not suppose to contact the victim but he continues to do so through third party...
Muriel
01/27/2006
arrow icon Is there a protection order in place? By all means, this ne...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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what do you mean by 'grooming behavior' by the rapist?
kathy platt
01/27/2006
arrow icon Grooming behavior in the case of the adult rapist is concept...
D. Lisak
01/27/2006
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What is the occurance of women stalking men? I imagine this is underreported but it is a common question men ask.
Tracy
01/27/2006
arrow icon Women do indeed stalk men, but the numbers are not large. I...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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When actions of a stalker are considered threatening by the victim, but are somewhat trivial to any bystander what are your suggestions for making sure they are taken seriously by law enforcement or other ...
Lisa
01/27/2006
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Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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In this day and age of technology advancement, stalkers are more savvy to block the number they are calling from and do not leave messages, causing the victim to appear "crazy" with accus...
Betty McEntire
01/27/2006
arrow icon For phone calls, I'd recommend connecting an answering machi...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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Supreme Court has ruled (2005)that law enforcement is not obliged to enforce restraining orders. Stalking victims should invoke their state's stalking law when told by 911 or law enforcement that if a cri...
Clark Inkanish
01/27/2006
arrow icon Actually, the Supreme Court's ruling in Gonzales v. Castle R...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
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Are you aware of any effective training modules and/or videos to use with college students (particularly first year)re: stalking, DV, sexual assault
Sharee Fowler
01/27/2006
arrow icon There's also a great program about rape by college students ...
Tracy Bahm
01/27/2006
arrow icon In terms of sexual assault, there is a video available from ...
D. Lisak
01/27/2006
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