Stalkers and the Workplace

Overview: In their 2002 study Risk Assessment of Stalkers: Some Problems and Possible Solutions, authors P. Randall Kropp, Stephen D. Hart, David R. Lyon described Stalking as a “cluster of behaviors, including unwanted communication, approach, or other contact, usually intended to threaten, harass, coerce, or intimidate the target into meeting the demands of the perpetrator”. Prior to

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Threat Management Team: No Time for Silos

Confident or Cocky? Several years ago I met with an organization to discuss their workplace violence prevention program and threat management team. I asked a key stakeholder to identify who in the organization was responsible to assess and manage threats of violence. His response: “I assess all threats and decide what action we will take”

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