Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure II.5 Incident clearance status, all UCR2 respondents, 2001

Figure II.5 shows the proportion of incidents cleared by police services for 2001.

  • Cleared by charge 74%
  • Beyond control of department 2%
  • Informal action 18%
  • Alternative measures 6%

Source: Incident-Based UCR Survey, 2001.

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