Violent crime severity

Violent crime severity **This dataset is no longer compiled by the Ministry of the Solicitor General.** Data from the Police Reported Crime Severity Index. Measures changes in the level of severity of crime in Canada from year to year. In the index, all crimes are assigned a weight based on their seriousness, based on actual sentences handed down in all provinces and territories. Serious crimes are assigned high weights while less serious offences have lower weights. As a result, serious offences have a greater impact on changes in the index. The violent Crime Severity Index includes all Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey violent violations. Data is compared to the 2006 baseline. The data can be accessed from [Statistics Canada](https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=3510002601). 2023-12-20 Government of Ontario LawJustice and Public SafetyLaw and safety Metadata recordother http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?lang=eng&retrLang=eng&id=2520052&pattern=&csid= Violent crime severity (2008-2012)CSV https://files.ontario.ca/opendata/1314-010_violent_crime_severity_index_csv_2008-12.csv Registre de métadonnéesother http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?id=2520052&pattern=&csid=&retrLang=fra&lang=fra Gravité des crimes violents (2008-2012)CSV https://files.ontario.ca/opendata/1314-010_french_violent_crime_severity_index_csv_2008-12_0.csv Original metadata (https://data.ontario.ca)HTML https://data.ontario.ca/dataset/30f090e5-5b9c-43b1-aa53-e3bcab8c9c23 Original metadata (https://data.ontario.ca/fr)HTML https://data.ontario.ca/fr/dataset/30f090e5-5b9c-43b1-aa53-e3bcab8c9c23

This dataset is no longer compiled by the Ministry of the Solicitor General. Data from the Police Reported Crime Severity Index. Measures changes in the level of severity of crime in Canada from year to year. In the index, all crimes are assigned a weight based on their seriousness, based on actual sentences handed down in all provinces and territories. Serious crimes are assigned high weights while less serious offences have lower weights. As a result, serious offences have a greater impact on changes in the index. The violent Crime Severity Index includes all Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey violent violations. Data is compared to the 2006 baseline. The data can be accessed from Statistics Canada.

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