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Mississippi Stalking Laws

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Code Section 97-3-107
Stalking Defined asWillful, malicious, and repeated following or harassing or threatening with intent to place in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury.
Punishment/ClassificationJail maximum 1 year and/or fine maximum $1,000. If violates protective order or restraining order: jail maximum 1 year and/or fine maximum $1,500
Penalty for Repeat Offense If within 7 years and against same victim and involving act of violence or a credible threat: jail maximum 3 years and/or fine maximum $2,000
Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?-
Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?Yes

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