Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure IV.18 Styles of policing by whether a First Nations reserve is in the police agency’s jurisdiction

Figure IV.18 shows the distribution of policing styles used by sampled police officers serving in jurisdictions with or without a First Nations reserve.

  • Jurisdiction over a reserve

    • Mostly reactive 46%
    • A bit of both 38%
    • Mostly proactive 17%
  • No reserve

    • Mostly reactive 39%
    • A bit of both 54%
    • Mostly proactive 7%

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