Break and enter in Canada, 1999 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X20000138386


This report provides an overview of residential, business and 'other' break and enter (B & E) offences in Canada, including trends at the national, provincial and metropolitan area levels, as well as characteristics of B & E incidents, accused persons and victims. In addition the offence known as "home invasion" is also discussed. Data are examined from both the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) survey and the General Social Survey (GSS) on victimization. Data from both youth and adult court are examined to look at the types of sentences being given to persons convicted of B & E offences.

Issue Number: 2000013
Author(s): Kowalski, Melanie

Main Product: Juristat

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PDFDecember 19, 2000