In Georgia, a “Peeping Tom” is defined as a person who spies on someone in a private place, such as a home or bathroom, for the purpose of sexual gratification. Peeping Tom laws in Georgia make it a crime to spy on someone in a private place without their consent.
This includes activities such as looking through windows or using a hidden camera to record someone in a private place. Peeping Tom laws in Georgia apply to both male and female perpetrators and victims.
Peeping Tom offenses are typically classified as misdemeanors in Georgia and are punishable by imprisonment and fines.
Georgia Code O.C.G.A. § 16-11-61 (2017) specifically addresses a peeping tom offense. The following is the actual law § 16-11-61 (2017) as it is written.
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