Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure II.15 Proportion of young persons apprehended for offences against the administration of justice who were charged, Canada, 1977-2000

Figure II.15 shows the proportion of young persons who were charged with administration of justice offences in Canada, for 1977 to 2000.

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

  • 1977 62%
  • 1978 61%
  • 1979 47%
  • 1980 41%
  • 1981 47%
  • 1982 58%
  • 1983 57%
  • 1984 61%
  • 1985 76%
  • 1986 77%
  • 1987 78%
  • 1988 79%
  • 1989 80%
  • 1990 89%
  • 1991 89%
  • 1992 90%
  • 1993 88%
  • 1994 83%
  • 1995 92%
  • 1996 85%
  • 1997 84%
  • 1998 87%
  • 1999 89%
  • 2000 89%

 

Source: UCR Survey.

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