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

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Figure 8 shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged with criminal offences, by quarter, for Ontario from 2001 to 2003.

  • January to March

    • 2001 Charged 4417
    • 2002 Charged 4215
    • 2003 Charged 3955
  • April to June

    • 2001 Charged 4977
    • 2002 Charged 4841
    • 2003 Charged 3307
  • July to September

    • 2001 Charged 4661
    • 2002 Charged 4500
    • 2003 Charged 3141
  • October to December

    • 2001 Charged 5096
    • 2002 Charged 4654
    • 2003 Charged 3585

Note: the quarterly rates are annualized by multiplying by 4.
Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. See Appendix Table A.4.

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