Police Discretion with Young Offenders (Carrington and Schulenberg 2003)

Description of Figure III.1

Figure III.1 Clearance status of youth-related incidents, all UCR2 respondents, by province, 2001

Figure III.1 shows in percentages the clearance status of youth-related incidents as reported by police services from the provinces of New Brunswick, Québec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

Province
Status Percentage
New Brunswick (10 police services reported) Pre-charge AM 9%
Informal action 14%
Beyond control of department 1%
Cleared by charge 76%
Québec (all police services reported) Pre-charge AM 12%
Informal action 25%
Beyond control of department 8%
Cleared by charge 55%

Ontario (OPP plus 13 police services reported)

Pre-charge AM 1%
Informal action 19%
Beyond control of department 0%
Cleared by charge 80%

Saskatchewan (4 police services reported)

Pre-charge AM 2%
Informal action 14%
Beyond control of department 1%
Cleared by charge 83%

Alberta (4 police services reported)

Pre-charge AM 15%
Informal action 12%
Beyond control of department 0%
Cleared by charge 73%

Source: Incident-Based UCR Survey, 2001

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