Mississippi Stalking Laws


Code Section
97-3-107

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

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?
None

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
Yes