January is National Stalking Awareness Month, the 20th year it has been observed, an annual call to recognize and respond to the crime of stalking. 7th District State Representative Joel Kretz of Wauconda shared some statistics:
Kretz said resolutions were introduced in the legislature Friday to recognize January as Stalking Awareness Month in Washington State.
Kretz says those police reform bills passed a couple of sessions ago have had a negative impact:
Speaking on KOZI last Friday, Kretz said the decline in police ranks hasn't helped, either: