Robert L. Snow Stopping A Stalker

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Stopping A Stalker

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9780306457852: Stopping A Stalker

A police officer shows how to use the law to protect yourself against all types of stalkers and gives advice on preventing and deterring stalking. Coverage includes intimate-partner, casual-acquaintance, and stranger stalking, stalking of juveniles, celebrity and cause stalking, and electronic, serial, and revenge stalking. Other topics include third-party victims, and psychological effects of stalking. Final chapters explain how stalkers get their information and how to stop them, and how to navigate the criminal justice system. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Captain Robert L. Snow is presently head of the Homicide Branch of the Indianapolis Police Department and has been a police officer in Indianapolis for over 30 years. During this time he has worked as a field officer, field sergeant, field lieutenant, field captain, Coordinator for the Field Training Officer Program, Commander of the Planning and Research Branch, Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police, Police Department Executive Officer, and Captain of Detectives. He is the acclaimed author of STOPPING A STALKER; FAMILY ABUSE; SWAT TEAMS; and PROTECTING YOUR LIFE, HOME AND PROPERTY; and has contributed articles to a wide variety of publications, including Reader's Digest, the Writer, Action Digest, the National Enquirer, the Saint Magazine, Law and Order, and Police, among others. Captain Snow graduated summa cum laude from Indiana University with degrees in criminal justice and psychology. He lives with his wife Melanie, a narcotics detective, in Indianapolis.

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Indianapolis police captain Snow (Family Abuse, LJ 6/1/97) has written a comprehensive, practical guide to resisting stalking. The book discusses the ten types of stalking, from intimate-partner stalking to serial stalking, relaying many celebrity-stalking and other anecdotes culled from the media and the author's own experiences. The best part of the book details how to protect personal information from prying eyes and how to respond to unwanted contact before it becomes violent. He also suggests checking out prospective dates, keeping a cellular phone on hand, and being wary of others' obsessive behavior. Finally, he chastises police and the judiciary for not taking stalking more seriously and stresses self-protection over reliance on court-issued protective orders. Highly recommended for general collections.?Harry Charles, Attorney-at-Law, St. Louis
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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