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

Figure 13c Description

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Figure 13c shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged with drug related offences, by quarter, for Canada from 2001 to 2003.

  • January to March

    • 2001 Charged 301
    • 2002 Charged 329
    • 2003 Charged 260
  • April to June

    • 2001 Charged 336
    • 2002 Charged 359
    • 2003 Charged 202
  • July to September

    • 2001 Charged 323
    • 2002 Charged 306
    • 2003 Charged 166
  • October to December

    • 2001 Charged 412
    • 2002 Charged 358
    • 2003 Charged 246

Note: the quarterly rates are annualized by multiplying by 4.
Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. See Appendix Table A.6.

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