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

36,921

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
325
279
182
All Property Offenses
202
160
154
147
143
138
133
129
150
155
218
376
297
182
All Drug Offenses
236
169
180
172
174
181
173
162
181
190
262
491
481
308
All Firearm Possession
250
201
208
232
256
292
282
261
245
207
290
323
394
286
All Other Offenses
271
231
210
182
170
158
180
167
180
183
231
426
408
228
Uncategorized Offenses
313
187
183
157
150
143
169
151
224
139
167
264
292
94
All Offenses
227
177
172
160
160
158
161
154
173
169
229
383
363
223

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
755
706
634
674
656
604
618
532
482
726
804
776
647
661
736
626
594
581
574
580
531
502
733
809
783
735
260
362
338
443
504
619
469
514
434
396
310
429
575
668
354
420
484
584
620
663
561
468
416
385
492
467
434
483
343
375
412
373
357
436
594
541
380
397
376
437
714
664
296
211
226
232
205
291
330
333
250
165
250
362
210
179
131
124
134
120
124
104
103
94
100
97
189
321
223
162
186
172
148
123
118
112
114
160
143
112
198
260
216
148
·
·
·
·
·
·
0
58
64
78
163
127
117
113
167
141
133
77
84
74
78
80
85
89
158
377
251
120
323
188
194
176
110
161
170
142
176
180
326
185
202
204
267
259
196
156
159
140
218
188
194
258
296
289
413
464
178
169
224
136
259
169
130
175
175
140
300
252
353
277
252
186
197
250
265
250
250
239
238
132
357
390
195
210
192
155
142
106
108
101
92
100
98
114
161
396
291
127
All Violent Offenses
192
171
156
131
130
125
134
141
140
122
191
325
279
182

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
146
162
166
162
121
194
278
211
166
279
144
184
219
214
203
229
202
184
178
206
398
526
257
214
171
168
147
144
147
129
140
144
163
250
476
313
181
167
124
121
115
107
108
99
98
141
241
239
414
290
137
122
134
144
140
127
163
110
96
160
127
211
357
544
356
263
178
198
186
169
162
178
144
143
148
220
351
228
162
252
210
193
176
161
172
182
181
207
167
334
462
460
428
178
186
168
145
158
130
147
142
142
138
186
354
266
240
253
167
188
171
349
193
118
132
150
169
313
332
278
185
204
185
108
139
173
378
490
134
112
260
277
369
297
356
All Property Offenses
202
160
154
147
143
138
133
129
150
155
218
376
297
182

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
300
315
238
228
243
238
239
224
205
208
193
271
514
475
349
207
137
152
139
145
148
137
127
161
188
258
497
526
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
262
491
481
308

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
285
344
346
298
308
264
237
300
332
383
260
246
190
198
200
217
260
245
236
232
175
279
308
394
314
264
188
188
247
212
302
310
220
226
200
264
294
475
301
316
224
197
170
178
203
320
251
314
249
238
501
454
331
All Firearm Possession
250
201
208
232
256
292
282
261
245
207
290
323
394
286

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
103
100
97
90
89
204
215
196
178
DUI
336
304
278
258
234
209
231
214
212
223
271
604
501
292
300
128
125
116
104
111
114
111
195
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
86
168
201
170
182
202
219
255
274
192
212
366
232
300
262
195
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
135
148
114
162
148
141
103
133
150
216
429
402
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
183
231
426
408
228