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December 2008: In this issue

Quick fact: Immigrants living in urban areas were less likely to find certain social situations a problem in their neighbourhood

The changing profile of adults in custody, 2006/2007 [Highlights]

This article describes changes in the characteristics of adults admitted to custody between 2001/2002 and 2006/2007. These characteristics include median age of adults, gender, Aboriginal identity and type of offence.
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Motor vehicle theft in Canada, 2007 [Highlights]

This article analyses data on police-reported motor vehicle thefts in Canada. It examines the long and short-term trends at the national, provincial/territorial and census metropolitan levels.
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Private security and public policing [Highlights]

This article compares the roles, responsibilities, and oversight of private security and public police, discusses the regulations governing the security industry and police, and presents employment profiles from Census data.
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An international perspective on criminal victimisation [Highlights]

This article is an adaptation of the publication Criminal Victimisation in International Perspective. It compares Canada's results with those of other countries.
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