7.17 Stalking

“Stalking” another person is a serious crime. Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 265, Section 43 provides that anyone who willfully, maliciously and repeatedly follows or harasses another and who makes a threat with the intent to place that person in imminent fear of death or serious bodily injury is guilty of a felony punishable by a jail term and/or fine.

Anyone who feels he/she is being followed, harassed or threatened should receive the advice and assistance of the Harvard University Police Department Sensitive Crime Unit/Sexual Assault Unit in Cambridge at 617-495-1796 from 9AM–5PM. After these hours, students should contact the Harvard University Police Department at 617-432-1212. 

Updated 1/2/18