Case Length

Year End 12/31/2023

Definitions | Limitations

Case Length is a measure of the number of days between arrest and resolution in a case. It reflects the efficiency of a criminal justice system. Faster case resolution can be a deterrent to crime; it also allows victims and the accused to move on with their lives more quickly.

483 days

to Complete

Non-Fatal Shooting

Cases

756 days

to Complete

Homicide

Cases

36,555

Cases Currently Open

All Offenses

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
All Violent Offenses
192
171
156
131
130
125
134
141
140
122
191
324
279
183
All Property Offenses
202
160
154
147
143
138
133
129
150
155
218
376
297
184
All Drug Offenses
236
169
180
172
174
181
173
162
181
190
263
491
481
315
All Firearm Possession
250
201
208
233
257
292
282
262
245
206
290
323
395
288
All Other Offenses
271
231
210
182
170
158
180
167
180
182
231
426
408
229
Uncategorized Offenses
313
187
183
157
150
143
168
150
225
139
167
264
292
94
All Offenses
227
177
172
160
160
158
161
154
173
168
228
383
364
224

Violent

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
570
683
753
704
635
674
656
602
618
532
482
726
804
777
672
660
736
628
597
581
574
582
531
502
733
776
784
735
260
362
334
443
504
619
469
517
434
396
310
429
575
671
354
420
484
586
620
664
561
468
416
385
480
467
434
483
343
375
412
373
357
436
594
543
380
397
376
433
708
664
296
211
226
232
205
291
329
331
250
165
250
362
213
179
131
124
134
120
124
104
103
94
100
97
189
321
223
162
185
172
148
123
117
112
114
161
143
111
198
260
216
148
·
·
·
·
·
·
0
58
64
78
163
127
117
113
168
141
133
77
84
74
78
80
85
89
158
376
251
119
328
188
194
187
109
161
170
142
176
180
326
185
202
204
267
259
196
153
159
140
218
182
194
258
296
289
413
458
178
169
224
136
226
169
130
175
175
140
300
252
353
277
252
186
197
250
265
250
250
239
238
132
357
390
195
211
192
154
142
106
109
101
92
100
98
116
161
396
291
127
All Violent Offenses
192
171
156
131
130
125
134
141
140
122
191
324
279
183

Property

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
170
169
144
167
141
145
162
166
162
120
194
278
210
166
279
144
184
220
214
203
229
202
184
178
211
398
527
259
214
171
168
147
145
147
129
141
144
163
250
475
313
184
167
124
121
115
107
108
99
98
141
241
239
414
290
136
120
134
139
140
127
163
110
96
162
128
210
357
544
356
264
178
198
186
170
162
177
144
143
148
220
351
227
164
252
210
195
176
161
172
182
181
207
166
334
462
460
428
178
186
168
144
159
130
146
142
142
137
186
354
267
244
253
167
188
171
349
194
118
132
150
169
314
332
278
188
204
185
108
139
206
378
490
134
112
260
216
369
297
368
All Property Offenses
202
160
154
147
143
138
133
129
150
155
218
376
297
184

Drugs

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
389
391
420
388
520
499
353
381
322
249
309
385
418
312
315
238
228
243
238
240
224
205
208
193
272
514
475
354
207
137
152
139
145
148
137
127
161
188
258
497
525
202
178
187
164
154
184
193
232
186
338
108
211
349
175
150
All Drug Offenses
236
169
180
172
174
181
173
162
181
190
263
491
481
315

Firearms

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
246
216
219
288
344
343
298
308
264
237
300
331
384
260
246
190
198
198
217
260
245
236
232
175
276
308
395
316
264
188
186
248
212
302
310
220
226
200
279
294
475
304
312
224
197
163
178
203
327
262
314
254
336
522
454
329
All Firearm Possession
250
201
208
233
257
292
282
262
245
206
290
323
395
288

Other

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
154
133
98
96
106
104
100
97
90
89
204
215
196
181
DUI
336
304
278
258
234
208
231
214
212
223
271
604
502
292
300
128
125
116
104
111
114
111
194
530
843
2,275
2,896
4,036
117
62
75
67
61
74
67
66
92
96
154
612
81
62
109
92
122
264
258
250
76
329
236
358
1,453
520
90
83
168
201
170
182
202
219
255
274
192
212
352
232
300
262
196
139
134
90
84
81
84
88
97
100
156
339
225
116
264
214
513
427
316
204
59
321
213
195
110
175
387
268
220
134
148
118
162
145
141
110
133
145
189
435
404
137
218
227
282
154
131
83
58
174
138
133
121
549
806
281
All Other Offenses
271
231
210
182
170
158
180
167
180
182
231
426
408
229