Sex offenders can come from all walks of life. Perpetrators of sexual abuse are often charismatic and well respected in their communities.
  • Average age of a rapist is 31 years oldSO
  • 52% are white
  • 22% of imprisoned rapists report they are married
Because of their vulnerability, children are a favored target of sex offenders. Child victims can grow up with mental health issues that again make them vulnerable. Other vulnerable adult victims are people with disabilities,having drunk alcohol or taken drugs prior to the attack and being in an intimate relationship with the suspect.

How Do Predators Select Their Victims?

  • Vulnerability 100%
  • Availability 98%
  • Gender 95%
  • Location 66%
  • Race 63%
  • Appearance 39%
  • No special reason 25%