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NCJ Number: 164096 Find in a Library
Title: Graphical Overview of Crime and the Administration of Criminal Justice in Canada
Corporate Author: Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 218
Sponsoring Agency: Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6, Canada
Statistics Canada
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6, Canada
Publication Number: ISBN 0-660-16462-0
Sale Source: Statistics Canada
Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
R H Coats Building
Tunney's Pasture
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6,
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This report provides a statistical overview of crime and the administration of criminal justice in Canada through 1994.
Abstract: Although more detailed information is available in a variety of publications of the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS), this report brings together data from all the CCJS's surveys and data from two Statistics Canada victimization surveys. Descriptions are provided for the various surveys whose statistics are included in this report. They include the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, the Revised Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Homicide Survey, Police Administration Survey, Adult Criminal Court Survey, Youth Court Survey, Adult Corrections Survey, Corrections Key Indicator Report for Adult and Young Offenders, the Violence Against Women Survey, the General Social Survey, and the International Crime Survey. To provide national and international context, selected Canadian socio-demographic statistics are included, as well as international crime statistics. Graphics are presented for the following areas: Canadian socio-demographic characteristics; Canadian police- reported crime statistics (the incident, the accused, the victim); police administration statistics; adult and youth court activity; the correctional population; costs of the criminal justice system; violence against women; Canadian's experience with crime and their perceptions and fears of crime; and international crime statistics. Appended historical list of CCJS publications, a historical list of Juristats, a glossary of terms, and a subject index
Main Term(s): Foreign criminal justice systems
Index Term(s): Costs; Court statistics; Crime Statistics; Demography; Fear of crime; Inmate statistics; Juvenile statistics; Offender statistics; Police statistics; Victim profiles; Victimization
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program.
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