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

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Figure 13a shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged with drug related offences, and who were chargeable but not charged (i.e. who were dealt with by extrajudicial measures), for Canada, for 1986 to 2003.

  • 1986 Charged 157; chargeable but not charged 53
  • 1987 Charged 145; chargeable but not charged 58
  • 1988 Charged 145; chargeable but not charged 56
  • 1989 Charged 139; chargeable but not charged 50
  • 1990 Charged 138; chargeable but not charged 35
  • 1991 Charged 116; chargeable but not charged 27
  • 1992 Charged 115; chargeable but not charged 36
  • 1993 Charged 147; chargeable but not charged 60
  • 1994 Charged 204; chargeable but not charged 95
  • 1995 Charged 213; chargeable but not charged 124
  • 1996 Charged 225; chargeable but not charged 142
  • 1997 Charged 207; chargeable but not charged 151
  • 1998 Charged 226; chargeable but not charged 166
  • 1999 Charged 266; chargeable but not charged 202
  • 2000 Charged 317; chargeable but not charged 276
  • 2001 Charged 343; chargeable but not charged 341
  • 2002 Charged 338; chargeable but not charged 345
  • 2003 Charged 219; chargeable but not charged 410

Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. See Appendix Table A.3.

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