Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure II.14 Rates of young persons apprehended and charged for offences against the administration of justice, Canada, 1977-2000

Figure II.14 shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were apprehended for administration of justice offences, and who were charged with administration of justice offences, for Canada, for 1977 to 2000.

(Note: For the purposes of this text file, estimates have been made of rates shown in the actual figure.)

  • 1977 Apprehended 110; charged 70
  • 1978 Apprehended 115; charged 70
  • 1979 Apprehended 120; charged 60
  • 1980 Apprehended 140; charged 60
  • 1981 Apprehended 110; charged 60
  • 1982 Apprehended 70; charged 50
  • 1983 Apprehended 80; charged 60
  • 1984 Apprehended 110; charged 70
  • 1985 Apprehended 220; charged 170
  • 1986 Apprehended 310; charged 240
  • 1987 Apprehended 360; charged 280
  • 1988 Apprehended 380; charged 300
  • 1989 Apprehended 440; charged 340
  • 1990 Apprehended 440; charged 390
  • 1991 Apprehended 530; charged 480
  • 1992 Apprehended 580; charged 520
  • 1993 Apprehended 590; charged 510
  • 1994 Apprehended 595; charged 490
  • 1995 Apprehended 590; charged 530
  • 1996 Apprehended 670; charged 560
  • 1997 Apprehended 710; charged 600
  • 1998 Apprehended 720; charged 640
  • 1999 Apprehended 700; charged 630
  • 2000 Apprehended 720; charged 650

Source: UCR Survey.

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