You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

Nunavut’s high rate of police-related deaths ‘obviously worth looking into,’ says data expert – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202031 Views

Rate more than 14 times higher than other regions since 2010, statistics show

Jul 13, 2020

Inuit in Nunavut are dying during interactions with police at a rate significantly higher than in Yukon, Northwest Territories and Ontario, according to data collected and analyzed by CBC and a statistical expert in criminology.

That trend is especially apparent since 2010, with a rate of police-related deaths in Nunavut more than 14 times higher than both Yukon and Ontario and more than three times higher than the Northwest Territories.

Police-related deaths in this story refer to deaths in police custody, detention or during or after interacting with police.

CBC collected data on police-related deaths from 1999 to 2020 from the coroner’s offices in the three territories and the Special Investigations Unit in Ontario. Data from Canada’s most populous province provides a comparison outside the North.

Read More:

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More