Table 13
Reporting to police, charges and restraining/protective orders laid in self-reported stalking incidents, by relationship of stalker to victim, Canada, 2014

Table 13
Reporting to police, charges and restraining/protective orders laid in self-reported stalking incidents, by relationship of stalker to victim, Canada, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Reporting to police. The information is grouped by Reporting, charge and restraining/protective order status (appearing as row headers), Intimate partner , Stranger and Other known person, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Reporting, charge and restraining/protective order status Intimate partnerTable 13 Note   Table 13 Note 1 Stranger Other known person
percent
Percent reported to police
Male victims 35Note E: Use with caution 38 35
Female victims 51 35Note * 38Note *
Total victims 47 37Note * 37Note *
Charges laid 22 18Note E: Use with caution 22
No charges laid 78 71 74
Don't know if charges laid Note F: too unreliable to be published 11Note E: Use with caution 4Note E: Use with caution
Type of charges laid
Assault 50Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 33Note E: Use with caution
Harassment 33Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 33Note E: Use with caution
Threats 27Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 26Note E: Use with caution
Mischief Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Other 31Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 18Note E: Use with caution
Restraining order laid 37 9Note E: Use with caution Note * 26Note *
Order violated 47 Note F: too unreliable to be published 43
Violation reported 78 Note F: too unreliable to be published 70
Reason for not reporting to police
Incident private/did not want others to find out 27 10Note E: Use with caution Note * 21
Crime was minor/not worth reporting 17Note E: Use with caution 29Note * 17
Did not want stalker to get into trouble 13Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Fear of revenge 9Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 7Note E: Use with caution
Tried to report, see police as biased/ineffective, previous bad experience with police 5Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Police wouldn't consider it important Note F: too unreliable to be published 7Note E: Use with caution 5Note E: Use with caution
No harm was done or intended Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 5Note E: Use with caution
Did not want hassle of dealing with police Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 4Note E: Use with caution
Did not think stalker would be punished/convicted or to avoid court hassle Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 3Note E: Use with caution
Police wouldn't be able to identify stalker/lack of evidence Note F: too unreliable to be published 14Note E: Use with caution 6Note E: Use with caution
Reported to another official Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 10Note E: Use with caution
OtherTable 13 Note 2 11Note E: Use with caution 14Note E: Use with caution 10Note E: Use with caution
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