Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure IV.6 Degree of hierarchy in police services, by size of police service

Figure IV.6 shows in percentages the degree of hierarchy in sampled police services, by the size (i.e., number of sworn officers) of the police service.

  • 1–24

    • 1–3 ranks 79%
    • 4–6 ranks 21%
    • 7+ ranks 0%
  • 25–49

    • 1–3 ranks 17%
    • 4–6 ranks 83%
    • 7+ ranks 0%
  • 50–99

    • 1–3 ranks 25%
    • 4–6 ranks 50%
    • 7+ ranks 25%
  • 100+

    • 1–3 ranks 0%
    • 4–6 ranks 17%
    • 7+ ranks 83%

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