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

Figure A.1.b Description

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Figure A.1.b shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged with criminal offences, by quarter, for Newfoundland and Labrador, from 2001 to 2003.

  • January to March

    • 2001 Charged 4619
    • 2002 Charged 4795
    • 2003 Charged 5030
  • April to June

    • 2001 Charged 5324
    • 2002 Charged 4776
    • 2003 Charged 3981
  • July to September

    • 2001 Charged 5146
    • 2002 Charged 4252
    • 2003 Charged 4520
  • October to December

    • 2001 Charged 6521
    • 2002 Charged 5605
    • 2003 Charged 4350

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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