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

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Figure 16b shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were chargeable with assault level 1, for Canada, from 1986 to 2003.

  • 1986 Chargeable 349
  • 1987 Chargeable 413
  • 1988 Chargeable 442
  • 1989 Chargeable 505
  • 1990 Chargeable 552
  • 1991 Chargeable 636
  • 1992 Chargeable 691
  • 1993 Chargeable 761
  • 1994 Chargeable 774
  • 1995 Chargeable 807
  • 1996 Chargeable 814
  • 1997 Chargeable 808
  • 1998 Chargeable 822
  • 1999 Chargeable 791
  • 2000 Chargeable 902
  • 2001 Chargeable 906
  • 2002 Chargeable 890
  • 2003 Chargeable 924

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

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