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State of the Criminal Justice System Dashboard

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The State of the Criminal Justice System Framework presents key selected outcomes and indicators based on available data. However, other relevant information such as quantitative and qualitative research studies can allow for a more complete picture and understanding of the Canadian criminal justice system.

If you have a study that contributes to the understanding of the Canadian criminal justice system or relates to other elements of the Canadian criminal justice system, including interactions with other social systems, such as housing, health care, education, and employment, and you would like it to be considered for inclusion, please share it with us by clicking here.

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Eligibility for inclusion

Your research study must have been conducted for at least one of the following purposes:

  • To help understand the context and root causes surrounding individual's contact with the Canadian criminal justice system as victims, survivors, accused, or convicted persons.
  • To examine the effectiveness, efficiencies or accessibility of the various stages, programs, and services of the Canadian criminal justice system.
  • To examine alternatives to the traditional Canadian criminal justice system or other social systems’ interaction with the criminal justice system, such as housing, health care, education, employment.

Your research study must be:

  • empirically based, drawing on qualitative or quantitative methods,
  • publicly accessible, and
  • available in either official language of Canada (English or French).