Rhode Island Stalking Laws


Code Section
11-59-1 & 2

Defined As
Harassment or willful, malicious and repeated following with intent to place in reasonable fear

Punishment/Classification
Felony: maximum 5 yrs. in prison and/or maximum $10,000 fine

Repeat Offense
None

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
None

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
Yes