Criminology ?For the past 8 years from 1999 there has been a 5% decrease in the rateof crime among Canada?s three largest provinces and 9 largest metropolitanareas.? This was quoted by Statistics Canada on July 18, 2000, in apublication of The Daily. Crime can be defined as ??any act or omissionregarded by a sizable segment of a given society as warranting formalintervention to control, punish and prevent behaviours.
?1 However thediminishing crime rate may not hold to be a true depiction of a national trendin all provinces. The decreasing crime rate in relation to Canadian society as awhole may not hold to be accurate for three main explanations; StatisticsCanada?s method of official data collection to reveal the crime rate does notpresent a flawless process, there is an evident lack of uniformity amoungdifferent geographical segments, within Canada, in police reporting andpolicies, and Canadian citizens views in relation to reporting and the crimefunnel, examined with unofficial data, prove to be a factor that consequentlyinfluences crime statistics. Canadian society can be defined in relation to thispaper as; all Canadian citizens habituated within Canada holding everythingconstant. (race, age, gender)Statistics Canada utilizes data measured in a structure known as crime, data, police, rate, official, provinces, different, canada, unofficial, statistics, result, force, control, through, reporting, crimes, canadian, population, errors, criminal, within, victimization, time, system, reported, report, process, must, city, areas, act, society, relation, quote, one, national, larger, information, fails, factors, factor, fact, decreased, daily, citizens, cities, amoung, accurate, women, various