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Definition: A person without good cause, engages in any act with the purpose to cause emotional distress to another person, and such act does cause such person to suffer emotional distress, in violation of state statutes or municipal ordinances.

Harassment

2

Definition: A person engages in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that serves no legitimate purpose, that would cause a reasonable person under the circumstances to be frightened, intimidated, or emotionally distressed.

Stalking

3

How many calls, texts, or messages must be received to establish a pattern?

Three (3)

4

Harassment or Stalking that is sexual in nature will be handled by what Section?

Sex Crimes