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

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Figure 7 shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged with criminal offences, and who were chargeable but not charged (i.e. who were dealt with by extrajudicial measures), for Ontario, for 1986 to 2003.

  • 1986 Charged 4561; chargeable but not charged 3456
  • 1987 Charged 4820; chargeable but not charged 4322
  • 1988 Charged 4820; chargeable but not charged 3909
  • 1989 Charged 5270; chargeable but not charged 3715
  • 1990 Charged 5660; chargeable but not charged 2537
  • 1991 Charged 6476; chargeable but not charged 2699
  • 1992 Charged 6285; chargeable but not charged 3008
  • 1993 Charged 5905; chargeable but not charged 2456
  • 1994 Charged 5595; chargeable but not charged 2514
  • 1995 Charged 5674; chargeable but not charged 2493
  • 1996 Charged 5421; chargeable but not charged 2573
  • 1997 Charged 4962; chargeable but not charged 2298
  • 1998 Charged 4742; chargeable but not charged 2079
  • 1999 Charged 4402; chargeable but not charged 1910
  • 2000 Charged 4761; chargeable but not charged 1937
  • 2001 Charged 4788; chargeable but not charged 1888
  • 2002 Charged 4552; chargeable but not charged 1976
  • 2003 Charged 3497; chargeable but not charged 3366

Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. See Appendix Table A.1.

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