Stalking Awareness Month
Benjy Jeffords / WSIU

January is Stalking Awareness Month and Union County States attorney Tyler Edmonds wants the public to know how dangerous this can be.

Millions of people are victims of some type of stalking every year.

Stalking is a crime that law enforcement officials say is difficult to recognize and prosecute.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a crime that affects 7.5 million people each year.