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

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Figure 15a 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), mischief under, for Canada, for 1986 to 2003.

  • 1986 Charged 207; chargeable but not charged 307
  • 1987 Charged 255; chargeable but not charged 379
  • 1988 Charged 316; chargeable but not charged 384
  • 1989 Charged 313; chargeable but not charged 410
  • 1990 Charged 315; chargeable but not charged 394
  • 1991 Charged 347; chargeable but not charged 435
  • 1992 Charged 354; chargeable but not charged 469
  • 1993 Charged 315; chargeable but not charged 415
  • 1994 Charged 295; chargeable but not charged 430
  • 1995 Charged 310; chargeable but not charged 421
  • 1996 Charged 305; chargeable but not charged 423
  • 1997 Charged 277; chargeable but not charged 420
  • 1998 Charged 275; chargeable but not charged 391
  • 1999 Charged 261; chargeable but not charged 355
  • 2000 Charged 268; chargeable but not charged 452
  • 2001 Charged 266; chargeable but not charged 521
  • 2002 Charged 266; chargeable but not charged 517
  • 2003 Charged 207; chargeable but not charged 700

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

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