Case Outcomes

Year End 12/31/2019

Definitions | Limitations

A case outcome refers to how the case is resolved in court. Case outcomes include Dismissal or Withdrawal, Diversion, a Guilty verdict, a Guilty plea, or an Acquittal (Not Guilty verdict). Except in the case of Acquittal, any outcome is subject to change through Refile, Reconsideration, or Appeal.

326

Average Diversions

per Month YTD

48%

of Adjudicated

Drug Possession Cases Diverted

  -77%

Retail Theft

Convictions and Diversions

48

Days since last

Poss. of Marijuana

Conviction

  -92%

Prostitution/Sex Work Convictions

vs Pre-2018 Avg

All Offenses

Raw Counts

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 5424 5,197 4,616 4,819 4,866 4,828 -1% 5,014 4,847 -3%
Diversion 185 308 313 234 282 287 2% 260 284 9%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3263 2,922 2,820 2,714 2,714 1,764 -35% 2,930 2,239 -24%
Guilty 1074 1,105 974 907 639 534 -16% 1,015 586 -42%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 705 827 703 598 438 443 1% 708 440 -38%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 31 22 38 25 39 36 -8% 29 38 31%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2030 2,055 2,331 2,586 2,447 2,064 -16% 2,250 2,256 0%
Diversion 867 995 920 701 554 396 -29% 871 475 -45%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 2810 2,776 2,626 2,466 1,955 1,313 -33% 2,670 1,634 -39%
Guilty 1041 992 846 732 281 97 -65% 903 189 -79%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 184 183 119 92 73 63 -14% 144 68 -53%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 18 16 11 9 10 9 -10% 14 10 -29%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3759 2,988 2,704 3,570 5,328 5,737 8% 3,255 5,532 70%
Diversion 4252 3,412 3,021 2,521 2,635 2,100 -20% 3,302 2,368 -28%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 6765 5,791 5,284 4,937 4,544 3,787 -17% 5,694 4,166 -27%
Guilty 4117 3,357 2,586 2,444 1,338 536 -60% 3,126 937 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 567 498 505 668 399 217 -46% 560 308 -45%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 214 452 207 193 203 147 -28% 266 175 -34%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 247 194 303 350 483 534 11% 274 508 85%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 627 608 608 638 828 541 -35% 620 684 10%
Guilty 112 176 136 102 50 52 4% 132 51 -61%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 82 75 72 74 56 66 18% 76 61 -20%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 5 7 2 3 6 100% 4 4 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 198 196 175 222 464 416 -10% 198 440 122%
Diversion 376 377 326 330 196 130 -34% 352 163 -54%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 228 277 242 268 160 91 -43% 254 126 -50%
Guilty 687 654 439 485 134 44 -67% 566 89 -84%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 65 60 55 49 27 28 4% 57 28 -51%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 19 26 25 19 10 37 270% 22 24 9%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2024 1,921 1,765 1,989 2,268 2,130 -6% 1,925 2,199 14%
Diversion 572 826 842 835 493 463 -6% 769 478 -38%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 1266 1,211 1,183 989 839 732 -13% 1,162 786 -32%
Guilty 722 621 459 373 164 108 -34% 544 136 -75%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 265 189 203 238 124 109 -12% 224 116 -48%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 90 178 73 87 366 51 -86% 107 208 94%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 13682 12,551 11,894 13,536 15,856 15,709 -1% 12,916 15,782 22%
Diversion 6281 5,950 5,449 4,648 4,233 3,456 -18% 5,582 3,844 -31%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 14959 13,585 12,763 12,012 11,040 8,228 -25% 13,330 9,634 -28%
Guilty 7753 6,905 5,440 5,043 2,606 1,371 -47% 6,285 1,988 -68%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1868 1,832 1,657 1,719 1,117 926 -17% 1,769 1,022 -42%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 374 699 361 335 631 286 -55% 442 458 4%

Rates

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 51% 50% 49% 52% 54% 61% 13% 50% 58% 16%
Diversion 2% 3% 3% 3% 3% 4% 33% 3% 4% 33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 31% 28% 30% 29% 30% 22% -27% 30% 26% -13%
Guilty 10% 11% 10% 10% 7% 7% 0% 10% 7% -30%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7% 8% 7% 6% 5% 6% 20% 7% 6% -14%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 29% 29% 34% 39% 46% 52% 13% 33% 49% 48%
Diversion 12% 14% 13% 11% 10% 10% 0% 12% 10% -17%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 40% 40% 38% 37% 37% 33% -11% 39% 35% -10%
Guilty 15% 14% 12% 11% 5% 2% -60% 13% 4% -69%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 100% 2% 2% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 19% 18% 19% 25% 37% 46% 24% 20% 42% 110%
Diversion 22% 21% 21% 18% 18% 17% -6% 20% 18% -10%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 34% 35% 37% 34% 31% 30% -3% 35% 30% -14%
Guilty 21% 20% 18% 17% 9% 4% -56% 19% 6% -68%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 3% 4% 5% 3% 2% -33% 4% 2% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% -50%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 22% 18% 26% 29% 32% 42% 31% 24% 37% 54%
Diversion 3% 3% 2% 2% 5% 6% 20% 2% 6% 200%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 57% 56% 53% 53% 55% 42% -24% 55% 48% -13%
Guilty 10% 16% 12% 9% 3% 4% 33% 12% 4% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7% 7% 6% 6% 4% 5% 25% 6% 4% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 13% 12% 14% 16% 47% 56% 19% 14% 52% 271%
Diversion 24% 24% 26% 24% 20% 17% -15% 24% 18% -25%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 14% 17% 19% 20% 16% 12% -25% 18% 14% -22%
Guilty 44% 41% 35% 35% 14% 6% -57% 39% 10% -74%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 4% 33% 4% 4% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 5% 400% 2% 3% 50%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 41% 39% 39% 44% 53% 59% 11% 41% 56% 37%
Diversion 12% 17% 19% 19% 12% 13% 8% 17% 12% -29%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 26% 24% 26% 22% 20% 20% 0% 24% 20% -17%
Guilty 15% 13% 10% 8% 4% 3% -25% 12% 4% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 5% 4% 4% 5% 3% 3% 0% 4% 3% -25%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2% 4% 2% 2% 9% 1% -89% 2% 5% 150%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 30% 30% 32% 36% 45% 52% 16% 32% 48% 50%
Diversion 14% 14% 15% 12% 12% 12% 0% 14% 12% -14%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 33% 33% 34% 32% 31% 27% -13% 33% 29% -12%
Guilty 17% 17% 14% 14% 7% 5% -29% 16% 6% -62%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 4% 4% 5% 3% 3% 0% 4% 3% -25%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% -50% 1% 2% 100%

Violent

Raw Counts

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 21 23 18 13 20 29 45% 19 24 26%
Diversion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 131 105 115 105 96 91 -5% 114 94 -18%
Guilty 116 99 58 73 65 50 -23% 86 58 -33%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 15 16 18 10 20 15 -25% 15 18 20%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 1 0 1 4 300% 0 2 Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc
18 27 56 76 63 -17% 34 70 106%
Diversion
0 0 0 1 1 0% 0 1 Inf%
Guilty Plea/Nolo
2 71 130 132 93 -30% 68 112 65%
Guilty
0 33 30 16 23 44% 21 20 -5%
Not Guilty/Acquittal
3 7 12 20 35 75% 7 28 300%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal
0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 91 94 91 102 129 93 -28% 94 111 18%
Diversion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 146 117 125 127 168 137 -18% 129 152 18%
Guilty 35 56 58 74 78 75 -4% 56 76 36%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 11 19 15 37 27 38 41% 20 32 60%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 1 0 1 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 445 322 262 294 281 304 8% 331 292 -12%
Diversion 2 2 2 2 6 7 17% 2 6 200%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 557 415 477 484 472 222 -53% 483 347 -28%
Guilty 81 90 80 57 31 27 -13% 77 29 -62%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 48 49 42 40 15 10 -33% 45 12 -73%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 0 0 0 1 1 0% 0 1 Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 685 645 571 628 568 595 5% 632 582 -8%
Diversion 12 23 21 13 18 17 -6% 17 18 6%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 478 464 451 390 441 249 -44% 446 345 -23%
Guilty 113 113 87 83 44 22 -50% 99 33 -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 56 54 57 25 23 23 0% 48 23 -52%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 4 0 4 1 0 -100% 2 0 -100%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 456 386 348 418 457 418 -9% 402 438 9%
Diversion 2 7 3 2 8 15 88% 4 12 200%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 356 397 307 284 235 127 -46% 336 181 -46%
Guilty 136 164 94 120 70 44 -37% 128 57 -55%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 143 168 121 69 41 61 49% 125 51 -59%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 5 1 8 2 4 3 -25% 4 4 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1767 1,684 1,572 1,609 1,643 1,576 -4% 1,658 1,610 -3%
Diversion 42 76 70 50 78 106 36% 60 92 53%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 841 666 685 642 656 421 -36% 708 538 -24%
Guilty 320 312 290 256 167 143 -14% 294 155 -47%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 224 267 215 227 139 119 -14% 233 129 -45%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 7 6 9 5 11 12 9% 7 12 71%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1886 1,982 1,672 1,647 1,593 1,683 6% 1,797 1,638 -9%
Diversion 122 197 216 163 167 138 -17% 174 152 -13%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 634 651 485 440 400 314 -22% 552 357 -35%
Guilty 231 229 249 175 133 120 -10% 221 126 -43%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 194 234 212 161 137 122 -11% 200 130 -35%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 15 8 17 10 20 14 -30% 12 17 42%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 73 43 55 52 99 67 -32% 56 83 48%
Diversion 5 3 1 4 4 3 -25% 3 4 33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 120 105 104 112 114 110 -4% 110 112 2%
Guilty 42 42 25 39 35 30 -14% 37 32 -14%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 14 17 16 17 16 20 25% 16 18 12%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 2 3 3 1 1 0% 2 1 -50%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 5424 5,197 4,616 4,819 4,866 4,828 -1% 5,014 4,847 -3%
Diversion 185 308 313 234 282 287 2% 260 284 9%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3263 2,922 2,820 2,714 2,714 1,764 -35% 2,930 2,239 -24%
Guilty 1074 1,105 974 907 639 534 -16% 1,015 586 -42%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 705 827 703 598 438 443 1% 708 440 -38%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 31 22 38 25 39 36 -8% 29 38 31%

Rates

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 7% 9% 9% 6% 10% 15% 50% 8% 12% 50%
Diversion 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 46% 43% 55% 52% 48% 48% 0% 49% 48% -2%
Guilty 41% 41% 28% 36% 32% 26% -19% 36% 29% -19%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 5% 7% 9% 5% 10% 8% -20% 6% 9% 50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% Inf% 0% 1% Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc
78% 20% 25% 31% 29% -6% 41% 30% -27%
Diversion
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo
9% 51% 57% 54% 43% -20% 39% 48% 23%
Guilty
0% 24% 13% 7% 11% 57% 12% 9% -25%
Not Guilty/Acquittal
13% 5% 5% 8% 16% 100% 8% 12% 50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 32% 33% 31% 30% 32% 27% -16% 32% 30% -6%
Diversion 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 52% 41% 43% 37% 42% 40% -5% 43% 41% -5%
Guilty 12% 20% 20% 22% 19% 22% 16% 18% 20% 11%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 7% 5% 11% 7% 11% 57% 7% 9% 29%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 39% 37% 30% 34% 35% 53% 51% 35% 44% 26%
Diversion 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% Inf%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 49% 47% 55% 55% 59% 39% -34% 52% 49% -6%
Guilty 7% 10% 9% 6% 4% 5% 25% 8% 4% -50%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 6% 5% 5% 2% 2% 0% 5% 2% -60%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 51% 50% 48% 55% 52% 66% 27% 51% 59% 16%
Diversion 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 0% 2% 2% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 36% 36% 38% 34% 40% 27% -32% 36% 34% -6%
Guilty 8% 9% 7% 7% 4% 2% -50% 8% 3% -62%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 4% 5% 2% 2% 3% 50% 4% 2% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 42% 34% 40% 47% 56% 63% 12% 41% 60% 46%
Diversion 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 100% 0% 2% Inf%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 32% 35% 35% 32% 29% 19% -34% 34% 24% -29%
Guilty 12% 15% 11% 13% 9% 7% -22% 13% 8% -38%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 13% 15% 14% 8% 5% 9% 80% 12% 7% -42%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 55% 56% 55% 58% 61% 66% 8% 56% 64% 14%
Diversion 1% 3% 2% 2% 3% 4% 33% 2% 4% 100%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 26% 22% 24% 23% 24% 18% -25% 24% 21% -12%
Guilty 10% 10% 10% 9% 6% 6% 0% 10% 6% -40%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7% 9% 8% 8% 5% 5% 0% 8% 5% -38%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% Inf% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 61% 60% 59% 63% 65% 70% 8% 61% 68% 11%
Diversion 4% 6% 8% 6% 7% 6% -14% 6% 6% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 21% 20% 17% 17% 16% 13% -19% 19% 14% -26%
Guilty 7% 7% 9% 7% 5% 5% 0% 8% 5% -38%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 6% 7% 7% 6% 6% 5% -17% 6% 6% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 29% 20% 27% 23% 37% 29% -22% 25% 33% 32%
Diversion 2% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 47% 50% 51% 49% 42% 48% 14% 49% 45% -8%
Guilty 16% 20% 12% 17% 13% 13% 0% 16% 13% -19%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 5% 8% 8% 7% 6% 9% 50% 7% 8% 14%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% -100%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 51% 50% 49% 52% 54% 61% 13% 50% 58% 16%
Diversion 2% 3% 3% 3% 3% 4% 33% 3% 4% 33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 31% 28% 30% 29% 30% 22% -27% 30% 26% -13%
Guilty 10% 11% 10% 10% 7% 7% 0% 10% 7% -30%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7% 8% 7% 6% 5% 6% 20% 7% 6% -14%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Property

Raw Counts

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 419 371 358 329 391 370 -5% 369 380 3%
Diversion 24 48 26 16 17 20 18% 28 18 -36%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 573 487 425 469 428 309 -28% 488 368 -25%
Guilty 101 59 74 42 23 14 -39% 69 18 -74%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 41 52 27 24 18 9 -50% 36 14 -61%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 0 0 1 1 1 0% 0 1 Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 61 64 94 100 187 109 -42% 80 148 85%
Diversion 16 16 18 10 7 8 14% 15 8 -47%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 229 207 216 220 174 124 -29% 218 149 -32%
Guilty 22 14 13 9 6 6 0% 14 6 -57%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 5 14 3 1 6 3 -50% 6 4 -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 0 0 0 0 3 Inf% 0 2 Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 6 0 3 6 3 3 0% 4 3 -25%
Diversion 1 0 0 2 1 0 -100% 1 0 -100%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 2 2 1 1 2 1 -50% 2 2 0%
Guilty 1 0 0 0 1 1 0% 0 1 Inf%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1 0 0 0 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 22 13 11 26 13 11 -15% 18 12 -33%
Diversion 4 6 4 1 3 2 -33% 4 2 -50%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 20 28 17 12 10 9 -10% 19 10 -47%
Guilty 5 4 5 3 3 1 -67% 4 2 -50%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 5 1 0 1 0 1 Inf% 2 0 -100%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 2 0 0 1 0 -100% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 159 144 155 259 232 266 15% 179 249 39%
Diversion 35 49 55 57 43 38 -12% 49 40 -18%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 224 257 171 297 246 194 -21% 237 220 -7%
Guilty 111 158 96 114 40 20 -50% 120 30 -75%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 10 12 6 9 5 5 0% 9 5 -44%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 1 1 3 0 2 Inf% 2 1 -50%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 638 799 854 1,023 668 306 -54% 828 487 -41%
Diversion 491 465 413 295 144 44 -69% 416 94 -77%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 790 741 763 613 308 107 -65% 727 208 -71%
Guilty 521 489 466 344 107 12 -89% 455 60 -87%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 22 12 18 6 2 2 0% 14 2 -86%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 7 6 5 1 5 0 -100% 5 2 -60%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 310 252 235 328 360 356 -1% 281 358 27%
Diversion 113 142 132 118 96 73 -24% 126 84 -33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 339 312 331 292 273 232 -15% 318 252 -21%
Guilty 154 163 84 133 60 20 -67% 134 40 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 40 34 18 17 12 11 -8% 27 12 -56%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 3 4 1 3 1 3 200% 3 2 -33%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 240 222 391 303 377 404 7% 289 390 35%
Diversion 42 43 61 26 37 47 27% 43 42 -2%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 329 410 437 350 314 232 -26% 382 273 -29%
Guilty 78 57 59 50 23 12 -48% 61 18 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 32 34 27 21 22 17 -23% 28 20 -29%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 2 1 0 0 0 0% 1 0 -100%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 149 169 191 181 168 203 21% 172 186 8%
Diversion 92 143 143 121 140 114 -19% 125 127 2%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 268 291 234 174 169 87 -49% 242 128 -47%
Guilty 40 38 39 28 13 8 -38% 36 10 -72%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 26 19 16 12 6 8 33% 18 7 -61%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 0 3 1 1 0 -100% 2 0 -100%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 26 21 39 31 48 36 -25% 29 42 45%
Diversion 49 83 68 55 66 50 -24% 64 58 -9%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 36 41 31 38 31 18 -42% 36 24 -33%
Guilty 8 10 10 9 5 3 -40% 9 4 -56%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2 5 4 1 2 6 200% 3 4 33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 0 0 0 1 0 -100% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2030 2,055 2,331 2,586 2,447 2,064 -16% 2,250 2,256 0%
Diversion 867 995 920 701 554 396 -29% 871 475 -45%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 2810 2,776 2,626 2,466 1,955 1,313 -33% 2,670 1,634 -39%
Guilty 1041 992 846 732 281 97 -65% 903 189 -79%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 184 183 119 92 73 63 -14% 144 68 -53%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 18 16 11 9 10 9 -10% 14 10 -29%

Rates

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 36% 36% 39% 37% 45% 51% 13% 37% 48% 30%
Diversion 2% 5% 3% 2% 2% 3% 50% 3% 2% -33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 49% 48% 47% 53% 49% 43% -12% 49% 46% -6%
Guilty 9% 6% 8% 5% 3% 2% -33% 7% 2% -71%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 5% 3% 3% 2% 1% -50% 4% 2% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 18% 20% 27% 29% 49% 43% -12% 24% 46% 92%
Diversion 5% 5% 5% 3% 2% 3% 50% 4% 2% -50%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 69% 66% 63% 65% 46% 49% 7% 66% 48% -27%
Guilty 7% 4% 4% 3% 2% 2% 0% 4% 2% -50%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 4% 1% 0% 2% 1% -50% 2% 2% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% Inf% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 55% 0% 75% 67% 43% 50% 16% 49% 46% -6%
Diversion 9% 0% 0% 22% 14% 0% -100% 8% 7% -12%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 18% 67% 25% 11% 29% 17% -41% 30% 23% -23%
Guilty 9% 0% 0% 0% 14% 17% 21% 2% 16% 700%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 9% 0% 0% 0% 0% 17% Inf% 2% 8% 300%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 33% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 8% 0% -100%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 39% 24% 30% 60% 43% 46% 7% 38% 44% 16%
Diversion 7% 11% 11% 2% 10% 8% -20% 8% 9% 12%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 36% 52% 46% 28% 33% 38% 15% 40% 36% -10%
Guilty 9% 7% 14% 7% 10% 4% -60% 9% 7% -22%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 9% 2% 0% 2% 0% 4% Inf% 3% 2% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 4% 0% 0% 3% 0% -100% 1% 2% 100%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 29% 23% 32% 35% 41% 51% 24% 30% 46% 53%
Diversion 6% 8% 11% 8% 8% 7% -12% 8% 8% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 41% 41% 35% 40% 43% 37% -14% 39% 40% 3%
Guilty 21% 25% 20% 15% 7% 4% -43% 20% 6% -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 26% 32% 34% 45% 54% 65% 20% 34% 60% 76%
Diversion 20% 19% 16% 13% 12% 9% -25% 17% 10% -41%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 32% 29% 30% 27% 25% 23% -8% 30% 24% -20%
Guilty 21% 19% 18% 15% 9% 3% -67% 18% 6% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 32% 28% 29% 37% 45% 51% 13% 32% 48% 50%
Diversion 12% 16% 16% 13% 12% 11% -8% 14% 12% -14%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 35% 34% 41% 33% 34% 33% -3% 36% 34% -6%
Guilty 16% 18% 10% 15% 7% 3% -57% 15% 5% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 4% 2% 2% 1% 2% 100% 3% 2% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 33% 29% 40% 40% 49% 57% 16% 36% 53% 47%
Diversion 6% 6% 6% 3% 5% 7% 40% 5% 6% 20%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 46% 53% 45% 47% 41% 33% -20% 48% 37% -23%
Guilty 11% 7% 6% 7% 3% 2% -33% 8% 2% -75%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 4% 3% 3% 3% 2% -33% 4% 2% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 26% 26% 31% 35% 34% 48% 41% 30% 41% 37%
Diversion 16% 22% 23% 23% 28% 27% -4% 21% 28% 33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 46% 44% 37% 34% 34% 21% -38% 40% 28% -30%
Guilty 7% 6% 6% 5% 3% 2% -33% 6% 2% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 5% 3% 3% 2% 1% 2% 100% 3% 2% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 21% 13% 26% 23% 31% 32% 3% 21% 32% 52%
Diversion 40% 52% 45% 41% 43% 44% 2% 44% 44% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 30% 26% 20% 28% 20% 16% -20% 26% 18% -31%
Guilty 7% 6% 7% 7% 3% 3% 0% 7% 3% -57%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 3% 3% 1% 1% 5% 400% 2% 3% 50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% -100% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 29% 29% 34% 39% 46% 52% 13% 33% 49% 48%
Diversion 12% 14% 13% 11% 10% 10% 0% 12% 10% -17%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 40% 40% 38% 37% 37% 33% -11% 39% 35% -10%
Guilty 15% 14% 12% 11% 5% 2% -60% 13% 4% -69%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 100% 2% 2% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Drugs

Raw Counts

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1483 986 715 919 1,735 1,883 9% 1,026 1,809 76%
Diversion 3098 1,966 1,519 1,288 1,393 1,069 -23% 1,968 1,231 -37%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 882 939 956 986 949 947 0% 941 948 1%
Guilty 2214 1,809 1,302 1,149 707 161 -77% 1,618 434 -73%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 102 74 67 60 23 17 -26% 76 20 -74%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 60 100 59 52 63 41 -35% 68 52 -24%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1307 1,130 1,191 1,584 2,594 2,736 5% 1,303 2,665 105%
Diversion 606 476 505 565 502 391 -22% 538 446 -17%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 4067 3,426 3,003 2,873 2,580 2,169 -16% 3,342 2,374 -29%
Guilty 1247 1,024 842 752 355 188 -47% 966 272 -72%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 239 244 208 189 119 88 -26% 220 104 -53%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 93 298 104 115 109 72 -34% 152 90 -41%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 969 872 798 1,067 999 1,118 12% 926 1,058 14%
Diversion 548 970 997 668 740 640 -14% 796 690 -13%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 1816 1,426 1,325 1,078 1,015 671 -34% 1,411 843 -40%
Guilty 656 524 442 543 276 187 -32% 541 232 -57%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 226 180 230 419 257 112 -56% 264 184 -30%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 61 54 44 26 31 34 10% 46 32 -30%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3759 2,988 2,704 3,570 5,328 5,737 8% 3,255 5,532 70%
Diversion 4252 3,412 3,021 2,521 2,635 2,100 -20% 3,302 2,368 -28%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 6765 5,791 5,284 4,937 4,544 3,787 -17% 5,694 4,166 -27%
Guilty 4117 3,357 2,586 2,444 1,338 536 -60% 3,126 937 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 567 498 505 668 399 217 -46% 560 308 -45%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 214 452 207 193 203 147 -28% 266 175 -34%

Rates

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 19% 17% 15% 21% 36% 46% 28% 18% 41% 128%
Diversion 40% 33% 33% 29% 29% 26% -10% 34% 28% -18%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 11% 16% 21% 22% 19% 23% 21% 18% 21% 17%
Guilty 28% 31% 28% 26% 15% 4% -73% 28% 10% -64%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% -100%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 17% 17% 20% 26% 41% 48% 17% 20% 44% 120%
Diversion 8% 7% 9% 9% 8% 7% -12% 8% 8% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 54% 52% 51% 47% 41% 38% -7% 51% 40% -22%
Guilty 16% 16% 14% 12% 6% 3% -50% 14% 4% -71%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 4% 4% 3% 2% 2% 0% 4% 2% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 5% 2% 2% 2% 1% -50% 2% 2% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 23% 22% 21% 28% 30% 40% 33% 24% 35% 46%
Diversion 13% 24% 26% 18% 22% 23% 5% 20% 22% 10%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 42% 35% 35% 28% 31% 24% -23% 35% 28% -20%
Guilty 15% 13% 12% 14% 8% 7% -12% 14% 8% -43%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 5% 4% 6% 11% 8% 4% -50% 6% 6% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 19% 18% 19% 25% 37% 46% 24% 20% 42% 110%
Diversion 22% 21% 21% 18% 18% 17% -6% 20% 18% -10%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 34% 35% 37% 34% 31% 30% -3% 35% 30% -14%
Guilty 21% 20% 18% 17% 9% 4% -56% 19% 6% -68%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 3% 4% 5% 3% 2% -33% 4% 2% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% -50%

Firearms

Raw Counts

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 247 194 303 350 483 534 11% 274 508 85%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 627 608 608 638 828 541 -35% 620 684 10%
Guilty 112 176 136 102 50 52 4% 132 51 -61%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 82 75 72 74 56 66 18% 76 61 -20%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 5 7 2 3 6 100% 4 4 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 247 194 303 350 483 534 11% 274 508 85%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 627 608 608 638 828 541 -35% 620 684 10%
Guilty 112 176 136 102 50 52 4% 132 51 -61%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 82 75 72 74 56 66 18% 76 61 -20%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 5 7 2 3 6 100% 4 4 0%

Rates

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 22% 18% 26% 29% 32% 42% 31% 24% 37% 54%
Diversion 3% 3% 2% 2% 5% 6% 20% 2% 6% 200%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 57% 56% 53% 53% 55% 42% -24% 55% 48% -13%
Guilty 10% 16% 12% 9% 3% 4% 33% 12% 4% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7% 7% 6% 6% 4% 5% 25% 6% 4% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 22% 18% 26% 29% 32% 42% 31% 24% 37% 54%
Diversion 3% 3% 2% 2% 5% 6% 20% 2% 6% 200%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 57% 56% 53% 53% 55% 42% -24% 55% 48% -13%
Guilty 10% 16% 12% 9% 3% 4% 33% 12% 4% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7% 7% 6% 6% 4% 5% 25% 6% 4% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Other

Raw Counts

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 23 16 21 25 264 170 -36% 21 217 933%
Diversion 155 203 173 174 96 38 -60% 176 67 -62%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 123 127 122 152 62 27 -56% 131 44 -66%
Guilty 597 564 358 408 94 24 -74% 482 59 -88%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 8 6 4 9 1 1 0% 7 1 -86%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 17 21 21 18 8 36 350% 19 22 16%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3 4 7 7 17 15 -12% 5 16 220%
Diversion 207 156 137 148 87 76 -13% 162 82 -49%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 15 24 17 29 15 16 7% 21 16 -24%
Guilty 39 38 26 27 12 6 -50% 32 9 -72%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 9 8 10 9 5 2 -60% 9 4 -56%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 0 3 0 0 0 0% 1 0 -100%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 172 176 147 190 183 231 26% 171 207 21%
Diversion 14 18 16 8 13 16 23% 14 14 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 90 126 103 87 83 48 -42% 102 66 -35%
Guilty 51 52 55 50 28 14 -50% 52 21 -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 48 46 41 31 21 25 19% 42 23 -45%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 5 1 1 2 1 -50% 2 2 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 198 196 175 222 464 416 -10% 198 440 122%
Diversion 376 377 326 330 196 130 -34% 352 163 -54%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 228 277 242 268 160 91 -43% 254 126 -50%
Guilty 687 654 439 485 134 44 -67% 566 89 -84%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 65 60 55 49 27 28 4% 57 28 -51%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 19 26 25 19 10 37 270% 22 24 9%

Rates

Data: Year End Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2% 2% 3% 3% 50% 57% 14% 2% 54% 2600%
Diversion 17% 22% 25% 22% 18% 13% -28% 22% 16% -27%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 13% 14% 17% 19% 12% 9% -25% 16% 10% -38%
Guilty 65% 60% 51% 52% 18% 8% -56% 57% 13% -77%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% -100%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2% 2% 3% 2% 2% 12% 500% 2% 7% 250%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1% 2% 4% 3% 12% 13% 8% 2% 12% 500%
Diversion 76% 68% 68% 67% 64% 66% 3% 70% 65% -7%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 5% 10% 8% 13% 11% 14% 27% 9% 12% 33%
Guilty 14% 17% 13% 12% 9% 5% -44% 14% 7% -50%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 3% 5% 4% 4% 2% -50% 4% 3% -25%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 46% 42% 40% 52% 55% 69% 25% 45% 62% 38%
Diversion 4% 4% 4% 2% 4% 5% 25% 4% 4% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 24% 30% 28% 24% 25% 14% -44% 26% 20% -23%
Guilty 14% 12% 15% 14% 8% 4% -50% 14% 6% -57%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 13% 11% 11% 8% 6% 7% 17% 11% 6% -45%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% -100% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 13% 12% 14% 16% 47% 56% 19% 14% 52% 271%
Diversion 24% 24% 26% 24% 20% 17% -15% 24% 18% -25%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 14% 17% 19% 20% 16% 12% -25% 18% 14% -22%
Guilty 44% 41% 35% 35% 14% 6% -57% 39% 10% -74%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 4% 33% 4% 4% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 5% 400% 2% 3% 50%