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

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Figure 13b shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were chargeable with drug related offences, for Canada, from 1986 to 2003.

  • 1986 Chargeable 210
  • 1987 Chargeable 203
  • 1988 Chargeable 201
  • 1989 Chargeable 189
  • 1990 Chargeable 172
  • 1991 Chargeable 143
  • 1992 Chargeable 151
  • 1993 Chargeable 207
  • 1994 Chargeable 299
  • 1995 Chargeable 336
  • 1996 Chargeable 367
  • 1997 Chargeable 358
  • 1998 Chargeable 392
  • 1999 Chargeable 469
  • 2000 Chargeable 593
  • 2001 Chargeable 684
  • 2002 Chargeable 683
  • 2003 Chargeable 629

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

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