• Stalking Victimization in the Municipality of Anchorage: Key Results from the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey

      Rosay, André B.; Rosay (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2017-01-27)
      This document is a two-page summary of key results on stalking victimization in the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska from the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey. The summary describes Alaska statutory definitions of the crime of stalking, methodology and limitations of the survey, and estimates of lifetime and past year stalking victimization experienced by adult women in the Municipality of Anchorage. The 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey for the Municipality of Anchorage was conducted from May to August 2015. Stalking estimates were released on January 27, 2017. Findings include: * 1 in 4 women in the Municipality of Anchorage have experienced stalking in their lifetime; * 1 in 18 have experienced stalking in the past year; * More than 30,400 women in the Municipality of Anchorage have experienced stalking in their lifetime; and * More than 6,100 have experienced stalking in the past year. The 2015 survey also showed that stalking was particularly common among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence: * Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in their lifetime, 46% (more than 24,400) were also stalked in their lifetime; * Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in the past year, 28% (more than 2,200) were also stalked in the past year.