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September 30th, 2013
Posted in Stalking, Teen

Stalking Behavior Patterns and Cycles

Stalking behavior patterns closely mirror those common in many domestic violence cases. The pattern is usually triggered when the stalker’s advances toward their victim is frustrated — regardless of whether the stalker is seeking to establish a personal relationship or continue a previously established relationship contrary to the wishes of the victim. The stalker may Read More…

September 30th, 2013
Posted in Stalking, Teen

Who Are Stalkers?

Demographically, stalking is a gender-neutral crime, with both male and female perpetrators and victims, but: Most stalkers are men. Best statistics indicate that 75-80% of all stalking cases involve men stalking women. Most stalkers know their victims. 60% are current or former intimate partners. Most tend to fall into the young to middle-aged categories. Most Read More…

September 30th, 2013
Posted in Stalking, Teen

About Stalking

What is Stalking? The legal definition of stalking is defined primarily by state statutes. While statutes vary, most define stalking as a course of conduct that places a person in fear for their safety. Stalking behaviors can include: Non-consensual communication, including face-to-face, telephone calls, voice messages, electronic mail, written letters, unwanted gifts, etc. Threatening or Read More…