Crime severity

Crime severity Data from the Police Reported Crime Severity Index. Measures changes in Canadian crime severity 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. Data is compared to the 2006 baseline. **This data set is no longer compiled by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.** **The data can be accessed from[Statistics Canada](http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?lang=eng&retrLang=eng&id=2520052&pattern=&csid=).** 2022-07-21 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= https://files.ontario.ca/opendata/1314-009crime severity index csv 2008-12.csvCSV https://files.ontario.ca/opendata/1314-009crime_severity_index_csv_2008-12.csv Registre de métadonnéesother http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?id=2520052&pattern=&csid=&retrLang=fra&lang=fra https://files.ontario.ca/opendata/1314-009 french crime severity index csv 2008-12.csvCSV https://files.ontario.ca/opendata/1314-009_french_crime_severity_index_csv_2008-12.csv Original metadata (https://data.ontario.ca)HTML https://data.ontario.ca/dataset/e68dfacc-a5da-493c-8c54-c0a80db5de84 Original metadata (https://data.ontario.ca/fr)HTML https://data.ontario.ca/fr/dataset/e68dfacc-a5da-493c-8c54-c0a80db5de84

Data from the Police Reported Crime Severity Index. Measures changes in Canadian crime severity 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. Data is compared to the 2006 baseline. This data set is no longer compiled by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. The data can be accessed fromStatistics Canada.

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