Every case of stalking must be considered as potentially dangerous, and early intervention is critical. UCPD's Threat Management Unit (TMU) takes incidents of stalking seriously and officers have extensive experience coping with stalkers, developing safety plans for targets, and intervening when appropriate. Ask for the TMU detective at (510) 642-6760 when you have questions about steps you can take which may further ensure your safety. Additional resources for making a safety plan are
In cases of stalking, one of the most effective and worthwhile things you can do is to make and keep a detailed log of all incidents that pertain to your stalking case. Unlike other crimes, which normally consist of a single illegal act, stalking is a series of actions that, when taken individually, may be perfectly legal, so your log will be invaluable to law enforcement officers, enabling us to more accurately understand and substantiate your case.