The Impact of the Youth Criminal Justice Act on Police Charging Practices with Young Persons: A Preliminary Statistical Assessment

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Figure 10 shows the proportion of chargeable young persons who were charged with criminal offences for Ontario from 1986 to 2003.

  • 1986 56.9% Charged
  • 1987 52.7% Charged
  • 1988 55.2% Charged
  • 1989 58.7% Charged
  • 1990 69.1% Charged
  • 1991 70.6% Charged
  • 1992 67.6% Charged
  • 1993 70.6% Charged
  • 1994 69.0% Charged
  • 1995 69.5% Charged
  • 1996 67.8% Charged
  • 1997 68.3% Charged
  • 1998 69.5% Charged
  • 1999 69.7% Charged
  • 2000 71.1% Charged
  • 2001 71.7% Charged
  • 2002 69.7% Charged
  • 2003 51.0% Charged 

Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. See Appendix Table A.2.

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