Revising the classification of founded and unfounded criminal incidents in the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154973


This Juristat article provides information on the collection, through the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, of unfounded criminal incidents in Canada, including sexual assaults. It will provide background on the collection of these data and an overview of the actions taken by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics - a division at Statistics Canada - and the Police Information and Statistics Committee of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police to revise the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey to address data quality and reporting issues, and to reinstate collection of information on unfounded criminal incidents.

Issue Number: 2018001

Main Product: Juristat

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