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

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Figure 16a shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged, or who were chargeable but not charged (i.e. who were dealt with by extrajudicial measures), with assault level 1, for Canada, for 1986 to 2003.

  • 1986 Charged 176; chargeable but not charged 173
  • 1987 Charged 210; chargeable but not charged 204
  • 1988 Charged 236; chargeable but not charged 206
  • 1989 Charged 290; chargeable but not charged 215
  • 1990 Charged 337; chargeable but not charged 215
  • 1991 Charged 394; chargeable but not charged 242
  • 1992 Charged 417; chargeable but not charged 273
  • 1993 Charged 454; chargeable but not charged 307
  • 1994 Charged 462; chargeable but not charged 312
  • 1995 Charged 482; chargeable but not charged 324
  • 1996 Charged 480; chargeable but not charged 333
  • 1997 Charged 460; chargeable but not charged 349
  • 1998 Charged 463; chargeable but not charged 360
  • 1999 Charged 441; chargeable but not charged 350
  • 2000 Charged 470; chargeable but not charged 432
  • 2001 Charged 474; chargeable but not charged 432
  • 2002 Charged 465; chargeable but not charged 425
  • 2003 Charged 374; chargeable but not charged 550

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

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