Police Discretion with Young Offenders (Carrington and Schulenberg 2003)

Description of Figure III.10

Figure III.10 Types of informal action used, by the perceived level of youth crime in the community

Figure III.10 shows in percentages the types of informal actions used by sampled police services by the perceived level of youth crime in the community.

  • Not very much

    • Informal Warning 69%
    • Parental Involvement 62%
    • Pre-charge AM 31%
  • Normal amount

    • Informal Warning 93%
    • Parental Involvement 93%
    • Pre-charge AM 52%
  • A lot

    • Informal Warning 100%
    • Parental Involvement 95%
    • Pre-charge AM 64%
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