What are the characteristics of a stalker?
I used a few different sources to compile this answer. One is from The U.S. Dept. of Justice training manual, 2 were excerpts from university studies, and the last is personal experience. It is also important to note that there are different types of stalkers, so this is a broad overall view and may not apply to all stalkers or cases involvoing stalkers. Hope this answers the question though. (USDOJ) DEMOGRAPHICS OF THE STALKER The demographics related to stalkers are both broad and diverse. As empirical evidence now shows, virtually anyone can be a stalker. Stalkers come from all walks of life and socioeconomic backgrounds. Despite their demographic diversity, data shows that some characteristics are more common among stalkers than others. 87% are male. X* 80% are white. X 50% are between the ages of 18-35. X Most are of above average intelligence. X Most earn above-average incomes. X The one trait all stalkers share is that they suffer from a personality or mental disorder, if not bo