Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure IV.16 Regional distribution of styles of policing

Figure IV.16 shows the regional distribution of policing styles used by sampled police officers.

  • Territories

    • Mostly reactive 27%
    • A bit of both 55%
    • Mostly proactive 18%
  • British Columbia

    • Mostly reactive 43%
    • A bit of both 43%
    • Mostly proactive 13%
  • Prairies

    • Mostly reactive 33%
    • A bit of both 63%
    • Mostly proactive 4%
  • Ontario

    • Mostly reactive 38%
    • A bit of both 55%
    • Mostly proactive 7%
  • Québec

    • Mostly reactive 62%
    • A bit of both 23%
    • Mostly proactive 15%
  • Atlantic

    • Mostly reactive 40%
    • A bit of both 55%
    • Mostly proactive 5%

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