Juristat

2015

Homicide in Canada, 2014

by Zoran Miladinovic and Leah Mulligan

Release date: November 25, 2015

This Juristat explores the characteristics of all homicide incidents, victims, and accused persons in 2014 and compares these findings to short- and long-term trends. New data on the nature and extent of homicides involving Aboriginal victims and accused persons is also presented.

Criminal victimization in Canada, 2014

by Samuel Perreault

Release date: November 23, 2015

This Juristat article presents the first results from the 2014 General Social Survey on Victimization. The analysis provides insight on the nature and extent of criminal victimization in the 10 provinces.

Corrections and updates:  Emergency preparedness in Canada, 2014

by Andrea Taylor-Butts

Release date: October 28, 2015 Correction date: March 23, 2016

The article “Emergency Preparedness in Canada, 2014” which was released on October 28th, 2015 was reloaded on March 23, 2016. A coding error was detected in the calculation of “recent immigrant” which affected data tables and analysis focusing on this population. These revisions affect the recent immigrant data presented in tables 7, 8, 9 and 12 and appendix tables A to C.

Trends in offences against the administration of justice

by Marta Burczycka and Christopher Munch

Release date: October 15, 2015

In this Juristat, the volume and nature of offences against the administration of justice reported by police and processed through the adult criminal courts are examined.

Youth court statistics in Canada, 2013/2014

by Sarah Alam

Release date: September 28, 2015

Using data from the Integrated Criminal Court Survey, this article presents information on youth court cases completed in Canada in 2013/2014.

Adult criminal court statistics in Canada, 2013/2014

by Ashley Maxwell

Release date: September 28, 2015

This Juristat utilizes data from the 2013/2014 Integrated Criminal Court Survey (ICCS), and presents information on the characteristics of criminal court cases involving adults (18 years and older).

Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2014

by Jillian Boyce

Release date: July 22, 2015

This annual Juristat article presents findings from the 2014 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey. It examines trends in the volume and seriousness of police-reported crime for both violent and non-violent offences at the national, provincial/territorial and census metropolitan area levels.

Cases in adult criminal courts involving intimate partner violence

by Pascale Beaupré

Release date: July 8, 2015

This Juristat profiles the characteristics of completed cases in adult criminal courts and highlights differences and similarities between those involving intimate partner violence and non-intimate partner violence. The report analyses outcomes of completed cases, the sentences imposed, and the time required to complete intimate partner violence cases and non-intimate partner violence cases.

Shelters for abused women in Canada, 2014

by Sara Beattie and Hope Hutchins

Release date: July 6, 2015

This Juristat Bulletin presents the most up-to-date information on residential facilities in Canada that offered shelter to abused women in 2013/2014. Specific issues include: rates of admission to shelters, the reasons women had for seeking shelter, and characteristics of the facilities providing services.

Drug-related offences in Canada, 2013

by Adam Cotter, Jacob Greenland, and Maisie Karam

Release date: June 25, 2015

This Juristat article examines the trends in police-reported drug crime as well as a sub-set of criminal courts cases which were successfully linked to Controlled Drugs and Substances Act offences. Using data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and a link completed using the Integrated Criminal Court Survey, this article explores the short and long-term trends in drug offences, the types of drugs and offences, court case decisions, and the characteristics of adults and youth accused.

Trends in reporting criminal victimization to police, 1999 to 2009

by Mire Sinha

Release date: June 22, 2015

Using the General Social Survey on Victimization, this Juristat explores trends in reporting to police over time, noting differences across offences and provinces. It also examines factors influencing the decision to report to police and any shifts in these factors.

Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2013

by Mary Allen

Release date: June 9, 2015

This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g. race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons and accused/victim characteristics.

Mental health and contact with police in Canada, 2012

by Jillian Boyce, Cristine Rotenberg and Maisie Karam

Release date: June 2, 2015

This Juristat article reports on Canadians' with a mental or substance use disorder and their contact with police. Using data from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey—Mental Health, this article explores the type of contact that Canadians with a disorder have with police and how it differs from those without a disorder.

Police-reported crime in Canada's Provincial North and Territories, 2013

by Mary Allen and Samuel Perreault

Release date: May 5, 2015

This Juristat uses data from the Uniform Crime Reporting survey (UCR) to examine the nature and extent of police-reported crime in northern regions of the provinces and the territories, as compared to crime in the south. The analysis will focus on types of crime, level of seriousness and who are the perpetrators and victims in these different regions.

Youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2013/2014

by Correctional Services Program

Release date: April 22, 2015

This Juristat bulletin provides a statistical overview of youth under correctional supervision in Canada in 2013/2014. Analysis is presented at the national as well as the provincial and territorial levels. Average counts, intakes, admissions and the characteristics of youth in the correctional system (such as age, sex and Aboriginal identity) are discussed.

Adult correctional statistics in Canada, 2013/2014

by Correctional Services Program

Release date: April 22, 2015

This Juristat Bulletin provides a statistical overview of adults admitted to and released from custody and community supervision in Canada in 2013/2014. Analysis is presented at the national as well as the provincial and territorial levels. Average counts and the incarceration rates are presented. Admissions and the characteristics of adults in the correctional system (such as age, sex and Aboriginal identity) are also discussed.

Legal aid in Canada, 2013/2014

by Manon Diane Dupuis

Release date: April 8, 2015

This Juristat bulletin presents the most up-to-date results from the Legal Aid Survey which collects information on the operation of Canada's 13 legal aid plans. Information is provided on revenues, expenditures, personnel, and caseload (e.g., applications for legal aid services) associated with the delivery of legal aid in Canada.

Police resources in Canada, 2014

by Hope Hutchins

Release date: March 30, 2015

This Juristat article examines trends in police personnel and expenditures on policing for Canada, the provinces and territories, and census metropolitan areas. Additionally, other statistics, including hirings and departures, eligibility to retire, rank, gender, age group, and years of service of police officers are presented.

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