Police Discretion with Young Offenders (Carrington and Schulenberg 2003)

Description of Figure III.4

Figure III.4 Conditions of OIC Undertakings by low-income/poverty area

Figure III.4 shows in percentages the frequency of use of various conditions with young persons by police services with and without poverty problem areas.

  • Attend school - Poverty problem area 14%; None 4%
  • Curfew - Poverty problem area 32%; None 30%
  • No Weapons - Poverty problem area 5%; None 1%
  • Alcohol/Drugs - Poverty problem area 27%; None 16%
  • Keep the peace - Poverty problem area 32%; None 22%
  • No association - Poverty problem area 50%; None 32%
  • No go - Poverty problem area 41%; None 22%
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