V. Situational Factors Affecting Police Discretion

Description of Figure V.8

Figure V.8 Regional distribution of views on the impact on decision-making of the youth’s demeanour

Figure V.8 shows the regional distribution of views on the impact on decision-making of the youth’s demeanour, by percentage of officers who consider it a factor or a major factor

  • Territories 90%
  • British Columbia 57%
  • Prairies 92%
  • Ontario 67%
  • Quebec 56%
  • Atlantic 61%
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