Alpena, Mich.-The Michigan State Police Alpena Post is trying to crack down on stalkers. The post will be educating citizens on how to report, and identify a stalker.
In the state of Michigan stalking is considered a crime of repeated or continuing harassment. According to the Bureau of Justice 7.5 million people over the age of 18 are stalked during a 1-year period.
At least 3 out of 4 victims know their stalker. Most victims are afraid to tell someone. If you believe that you are a victim of stalking contact local law enforcement today. Resources are also available at victimsofcrime.org.