The Crime of Stalking

May 21, 2013

Though stalking became a crime in the state of Iowa in 1994, it’s a difficult charge since in many ways stalking is an “invisible" crime.  Upon examining this crime River to River asks, "What should a person do if they're being stalked?" And also, "What drives stalkers to obsessively harass their victims?"

Kirsten Faisal, Director of Training and Technical Assistance at the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic, Director of the Women’s Resource and Action Center at the University of Iowa Linda Kroon and Special Agent Jon Turbett from Iowa’s Division of Criminal Investigation in the Major Crime Unit join the program.