Mississippi Stalking Laws
|Stalking Defined as||Willful, malicious, and repeated following or harassing or threatening with intent to place in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury.|
|Punishment/Classification||Jail 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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