Table 1
Examples of weights for the Crime Severity Index

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Examples of weights for the Crime Severity Index
  Weight
  number
Offence  
Murder 1 st and 2 nd degree 7,042
Manslaughter 1,822
Attempted murder 1,411
Sexual assault - level 3 1,047
Discharging firearm with intent 988
Sexual assault - level 2 678
Robbery 583
Assault - level 3 405
Using firearm in commission of an offence 267
Sexual assault - level 1 211
Breaking and entering 187
Luring a person under 18 via computer 172
Theft over $5,000 139
Fraud 109
Weapons possession 88
Theft of a motor vehicle 84
Assault - level 2 77
Average weight 1 69
Counterfeiting currency 69
Uttering threat to person 46
Criminal harassment 45
Theft under $5,000 37
Mischief 30
Assault - level 1 23
Fail to appear 16
Disturb the peace 9
Cannabis – possession 7
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The average weight is a mean calculated using data from all Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey violations.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Policing Services Section.
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