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Inventory > Primary Canadian Data Sources > Police Administration Survey    

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Database/Data product: Police Administration Survey

Data provider: Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Statistics Canada

Description: “This survey collects baseline information on police personnel and expenditures, to enable detection of historical trends as well as permit comparisons at the provincial/territorial and municipal levels. All municipal, provincial and federal police services in Canada are surveyed.”

Police Resources in Canada (Cat. 85-225-XIE) is an annual publication based on this survey. It shows “police trends in police personnel and expenditures at the national, provincial and CMA levels, and includes tables that summarize crime, personnel and expenditure statistics for all municipal police departments in Canada. Key rates such as population per officer, per capita costs, overall crime rates, and clearance rates are included for each police service.”

Geographic units available: Provinces, territories, CMAs, municipalities (CMA and municipal boundaries adjusted to follow policing boundaries)

Updates: annually

Client Services, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
Toll-free 1-800-387-2231;
Tel: 613-951-9023

Cost: Publication is free on the web.



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