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

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Figure 16c shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged with assault level 1, by quarter, for Canada from 2001 to 2003.

  • January to March

    • 2001 Charged 474
    • 2002 Charged 432
    • 2003 Charged 430
  • April to June

    • 2001 Charged 486
    • 2002 Charged 507
    • 2003 Charged 364
  • July to September

    • 2001 Charged 433
    • 2002 Charged 415
    • 2003 Charged 324
  • October to December

    • 2001 Charged 502
    • 2002 Charged 504
    • 2003 Charged 380

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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