Police-reported robbery in Canada, 2008 - ARCHIVED

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Using data reported by Canadian police services, this article examines trends in robbery at the national and provincial/territorial levels and by census metropolitan areas. Trends in specific types of robbery are presented, including street robberies as well as those that occur in banks, transit facilities, convenience stores and residences ("home invasions"). The use of weapons to commit robbery, including firearm-related robberies, is explored. These data are intended to inform criminological researchers, academics, the media and the public, both in Canada and internationally.

Issue Number: 2010001
Author(s): Dauvergne, Mia

Main Product: Juristat

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