Pre-Trial Detention Under the Young Offenders Act: A Study of Urban Courts


TABLE 6.2 - THE PROCEDURAL REASON FOR POLICE DETENTION AFTER INITIAL ARREST
Reason for stay Column percentage Cumulative percentage
Failure to comply with bail conditions 28.2 28.2
Fail to appear in court 33.1 66.3
Probation breach 8.1 69.4
New substantive charge 23.9 93.3
Other reason 6.7 100.0
Total percent 100.0%
Total number of detention stays 595

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