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

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Figure 14a shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged, and who were chargeable but not charged (i.e. who were dealt with by extrajudicial measures), theft under, Canada, 1986 to 2003.

  • 1986 Charged 1607; chargeable but not charged 1122
  • 1987 Charged 1556; chargeable but not charged 1219
  • 1988 Charged 1554; chargeable but not charged 1102
  • 1989 Charged 1656; chargeable but not charged 1064
  • 1990 Charged 1804; chargeable but not charged 948
  • 1991 Charged 1898; chargeable but not charged 1036
  • 1992 Charged 1638; chargeable but not charged 1153
  • 1993 Charged 1442; chargeable but not charged 945
  • 1994 Charged 1300; chargeable but not charged 950
  • 1995 Charged 1378; chargeable but not charged 1093
  • 1996 Charged 1317; chargeable but not charged 1085
  • 1997 Charged 1086; chargeable but not charged 1048
  • 1998 Charged 986; chargeable but not charged 890
  • 1999 Charged 871; chargeable but not charged 821
  • 2000 Charged 812; chargeable but not charged 871
  • 2001 Charged 768; chargeable but not charged 902
  • 2002 Charged 739; chargeable but not charged 935
  • 2003 Charged 486; chargeable but not charged 1285

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

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