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NCJ Number: 51063 Find in a Library
Title: CANADIAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Canada Solicitor General
Canada
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 150
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Solicitor General
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8, Canada
Sale Source: Canada Solicitor General
340 Laurier Avenue, West
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8,
Canada
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: STATISTICS RELATING TO CRIME AND JUSTICE IN CANADA ARE PRESENTED FOR 1977. CATEGORIES REFER TO POLICE, ADULT COURTS, CORRECTIONS, DRUG OFFENSES AND CONVICTIONS, AND NATIVE AND NONNATIVE POPULATIONS IN FEDERAL PRISONS.
Abstract: THE STATISTICAL TABLES IN EACH SECTION ARE PRECEDED BY DESCRIPTIONS OF THE JUSTICE-PROCESS CONCEPTS AND TECHNICAL TERMS USED. EXPLANATIONS OF OTHER RELEVANT ASPECTS OF THE MATERIAL, SUCH AS DATA EXTRACTION METHODS AND LIMITATIONS OF DATA, ARE ALSO INCLUDED. AN INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT ACCOMPANIES EACH STATISTICAL TABLE OR DIAGRAM. ALSO INCLUDED IN THE HANDBOOK ARE A GLOSSARY OF TERMS, A COMPLETE LISTING OF DATA SOURCES, AND A DIAGRAM OUTLINING THE FLOW OF THE CANADIAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. THE INTRODUCTION CONTAINS INFORMATION ON THE OBJECTIVES OF THE STATISTICAL STUDY AND ITS CONTENT. BASIC INFORMATION ON, AND IMPLICATIONS OF, THE STATISTICAL MATTER ARE SUMMARIZED FOR EACH SECTION. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED -- DAG) (FRENCH AND ENGLISH)
Index Term(s): Canada; Criminal justice statistics
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