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

467

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Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 5,391 5,172 4,599 4,802 4,852 4,821 -1% 4,991 4,836 -3%
Diversion 185 307 312 234 282 287 2% 260 284 9%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3,224 2,908 2,795 2,707 2,703 1,759 -35% 2,908 2,231 -23%
Guilty 1,055 1,093 969 906 639 534 -16% 1,006 586 -42%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 698 823 700 596 435 441 1% 704 438 -38%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 30 21 38 25 37 35 -5% 28 36 29%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,997 2,037 2,314 2,577 2,427 2,054 -15% 2,231 2,240 0%
Diversion 862 987 917 699 553 396 -28% 866 474 -45%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 2,795 2,763 2,620 2,465 1,953 1,312 -33% 2,661 1,632 -39%
Guilty 1,030 982 844 729 281 97 -65% 896 189 -79%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 182 183 118 92 74 63 -15% 144 68 -53%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 15 16 11 9 10 9 -10% 13 10 -23%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3,715 2,933 2,671 3,532 5,285 5,699 8% 3,213 5,492 71%
Diversion 4,228 3,388 2,997 2,510 2,630 2,099 -20% 3,281 2,364 -28%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 6,693 5,748 5,263 4,923 4,535 3,787 -16% 5,657 4,161 -26%
Guilty 4,051 3,329 2,580 2,438 1,338 535 -60% 3,100 936 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 561 497 503 666 399 217 -46% 557 308 -45%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 188 285 148 147 176 141 -20% 192 158 -18%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 245 193 300 350 484 537 11% 272 510 88%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 619 606 611 636 832 543 -35% 618 688 11%
Guilty 109 174 136 103 51 52 2% 130 52 -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 80 74 72 74 56 66 18% 75 61 -19%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 3 6 1 2 6 200% 3 4 33%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 196 195 173 222 462 414 -10% 196 438 123%
Diversion 375 374 325 331 197 130 -34% 351 164 -53%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 228 276 241 268 160 91 -43% 253 126 -50%
Guilty 682 652 435 484 134 44 -67% 563 89 -84%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 65 60 55 49 27 28 4% 57 28 -51%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 19 26 24 19 9 35 289% 22 22 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2,138 2,021 1,839 2,053 2,346 2,196 -6% 2,013 2,271 13%
Diversion 602 863 871 848 500 465 -7% 796 482 -39%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 1,400 1,284 1,234 1,014 857 737 -14% 1,233 797 -35%
Guilty 826 676 477 384 165 109 -34% 591 137 -77%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 282 195 209 242 127 111 -13% 232 119 -49%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 120 348 134 134 397 60 -85% 184 228 24%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 13,682 12,551 11,896 13,536 15,856 15,721 -1% 12,916 15,788 22%
Diversion 6,281 5,951 5,449 4,649 4,235 3,457 -18% 5,582 3,846 -31%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 14,959 13,585 12,764 12,013 11,040 8,229 -25% 13,330 9,634 -28%
Guilty 7,753 6,906 5,441 5,044 2,608 1,371 -47% 6,286 1,990 -68%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1,868 1,832 1,657 1,719 1,118 926 -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 30% 28% 30% 29% 30% 22% -27% 29% 26% -10%
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 13% 14% 13% 11% 10% 10% 0% 13% 10% -23%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 41% 40% 38% 38% 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% 36% 37% 35% 32% 30% -6% 36% 31% -14%
Guilty 21% 21% 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% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 23% 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% 56% 42% -25% 55% 49% -11%
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% 18% -10% 24% 19% -21%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 15% 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 40% 38% 39% 44% 53% 60% 13% 40% 56% 40%
Diversion 11% 16% 18% 18% 11% 13% 18% 16% 12% -25%
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% 6% 3% 3% 9% 2% -78% 4% 6% 50%
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 20 23 18 13 20 29 45% 18 24 33%
Diversion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 126 101 111 104 95 90 -5% 110 92 -16%
Guilty 108 93 57 73 65 50 -23% 83 58 -30%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 15 15 17 10 18 14 -22% 14 16 14%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 1 0 0 3 Inf% 0 2 Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 91 94 90 102 128 91 -29% 94 110 17%
Diversion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 145 117 120 127 168 137 -18% 127 152 20%
Guilty 31 53 57 74 78 75 -4% 54 76 41%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 11 18 15 37 27 38 41% 20 32 60%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 1 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 445 321 266 302 287 309 8% 334 298 -11%
Diversion 2 2 2 2 6 7 17% 2 6 200%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 552 413 483 495 487 233 -52% 486 360 -26%
Guilty 80 90 85 64 33 28 -15% 80 30 -62%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 46 49 42 40 17 11 -35% 44 14 -68%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 0 0 0 1 1 0% 0 1 Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 685 642 570 627 568 595 5% 631 582 -8%
Diversion 12 23 21 13 18 17 -6% 17 18 6%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 478 462 450 390 440 249 -43% 445 344 -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 454 402 371 465 522 475 -9% 423 498 18%
Diversion 2 7 3 2 9 16 78% 4 12 200%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 346 397 363 396 344 205 -40% 376 274 -27%
Guilty 134 164 122 142 82 66 -20% 140 74 -47%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 140 171 126 79 58 94 62% 129 76 -41%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 4 1 8 2 3 3 0% 4 3 -25%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,756 1,677 1,568 1,607 1,641 1,577 -4% 1,652 1,609 -3%
Diversion 42 76 70 50 78 107 37% 60 92 53%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 832 664 684 642 656 421 -36% 706 538 -24%
Guilty 320 309 290 256 169 143 -15% 294 156 -47%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 222 265 215 227 139 119 -14% 232 129 -44%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 7 6 9 5 11 12 9% 7 12 71%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,870 1,972 1,662 1,638 1,590 1,678 6% 1,786 1,634 -9%
Diversion 122 196 215 163 167 137 -18% 174 152 -13%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 626 649 482 441 400 314 -22% 550 357 -35%
Guilty 228 229 246 175 133 120 -10% 220 126 -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 70 41 54 48 96 67 -30% 53 82 55%
Diversion 5 3 1 4 4 3 -25% 3 4 33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 119 105 102 112 113 110 -3% 110 112 2%
Guilty 41 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 5,391 5,172 4,599 4,802 4,852 4,821 -1% 4,991 4,836 -3%
Diversion 185 307 312 234 282 287 2% 260 284 9%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3,224 2,908 2,795 2,707 2,703 1,759 -35% 2,908 2,231 -23%
Guilty 1,055 1,093 969 906 639 534 -16% 1,006 586 -42%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 698 823 700 596 435 441 1% 704 438 -38%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 30 21 38 25 37 35 -5% 28 36 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 7% 10% 9% 6% 10% 16% 60% 8% 13% 62%
Diversion 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 47% 44% 54% 52% 48% 48% 0% 49% 48% -2%
Guilty 40% 40% 28% 36% 33% 27% -18% 36% 30% -17%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 6% 6% 8% 5% 9% 8% -11% 6% 8% 33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% Inf% 0% 1% Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 33% 33% 32% 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 11% 19% 20% 22% 19% 22% 16% 18% 20% 11%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 6% 5% 11% 7% 11% 57% 6% 9% 50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 40% 37% 30% 33% 35% 52% 49% 35% 44% 26%
Diversion 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% Inf%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 49% 47% 55% 55% 59% 40% -32% 52% 50% -4%
Guilty 7% 10% 10% 7% 4% 5% 25% 8% 4% -50%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 6% 5% 4% 2% 2% 0% 5% 2% -60%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 51% 49% 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% 35% 37% 43% 51% 55% 8% 39% 53% 36%
Diversion 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 100% 0% 2% Inf%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 32% 35% 37% 36% 34% 24% -29% 35% 29% -17%
Guilty 12% 14% 12% 13% 8% 8% 0% 13% 8% -38%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 13% 15% 13% 7% 6% 11% 83% 12% 8% -33%
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 20% 20% 17% 17% 16% 13% -19% 18% 14% -22%
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 28% 20% 27% 22% 36% 29% -19% 24% 32% 33%
Diversion 2% 1% 0% 2% 2% 1% -50% 1% 2% 100%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 48% 50% 51% 50% 43% 48% 12% 50% 46% -8%
Guilty 16% 20% 12% 17% 13% 13% 0% 16% 13% -19%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 6% 8% 8% 8% 6% 9% 50% 8% 8% 0%
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 30% 28% 30% 29% 30% 22% -27% 29% 26% -10%
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 416 371 356 327 388 370 -5% 368 379 3%
Diversion 24 48 26 16 17 20 18% 28 18 -36%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 571 487 424 469 428 308 -28% 488 368 -25%
Guilty 101 58 74 42 23 14 -39% 69 18 -74%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 41 52 27 24 19 9 -53% 36 14 -61%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 0 0 1 1 1 0% 0 1 Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 60 64 94 100 184 109 -41% 80 146 82%
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 2 1 6 3 -50% 6 4 -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1 0 0 0 0 3 Inf% 0 2 Inf%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 5 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 157 144 154 259 232 266 15% 178 249 40%
Diversion 34 49 54 57 43 38 -12% 48 40 -17%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 221 257 171 297 246 194 -21% 236 220 -7%
Guilty 110 157 96 114 40 20 -50% 119 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 629 795 849 1,020 662 301 -55% 823 482 -41%
Diversion 488 462 411 295 144 44 -69% 414 94 -77%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 789 740 763 613 307 107 -65% 726 207 -71%
Guilty 512 486 464 344 107 12 -89% 452 60 -87%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 22 12 18 6 2 2 0% 14 2 -86%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 5 6 5 1 5 0 -100% 4 2 -50%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 304 249 231 327 356 355 0% 278 356 28%
Diversion 113 142 132 118 96 73 -24% 126 84 -33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 336 311 331 292 272 232 -15% 318 252 -21%
Guilty 153 161 84 132 60 20 -67% 132 40 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 39 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 238 218 389 301 373 403 8% 286 388 36%
Diversion 41 42 61 26 37 47 27% 42 42 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 328 407 433 350 314 232 -26% 380 273 -28%
Guilty 78 56 59 49 23 12 -48% 60 18 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 31 34 27 21 22 17 -23% 28 20 -29%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 2 1 0 0 0 0% 1 0 -100%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 142 165 189 181 168 200 19% 169 184 9%
Diversion 92 140 143 120 140 114 -19% 124 127 2%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 263 286 233 173 169 87 -49% 239 128 -46%
Guilty 40 36 39 27 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 24 18 38 30 48 36 -25% 28 42 50%
Diversion 49 82 68 54 65 50 -23% 63 58 -8%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 36 38 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 1,997 2,037 2,314 2,577 2,427 2,054 -15% 2,231 2,240 0%
Diversion 862 987 917 699 553 396 -28% 866 474 -45%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 2,795 2,763 2,620 2,465 1,953 1,312 -33% 2,661 1,632 -39%
Guilty 1,030 982 844 729 281 97 -65% 896 189 -79%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 182 183 118 92 74 63 -15% 144 68 -53%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 15 16 11 9 10 9 -10% 13 10 -23%

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% 37% 39% 37% 44% 51% 16% 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 2% 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 50% 0% 75% 67% 43% 50% 16% 48% 46% -4%
Diversion 10% 0% 0% 22% 14% 0% -100% 8% 7% -12%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 20% 67% 25% 11% 29% 17% -41% 31% 23% -26%
Guilty 10% 0% 0% 0% 14% 17% 21% 2% 16% 700%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 10% 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% 18% 16% 13% 12% 9% -25% 17% 10% -41%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 32% 30% 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% 17% 13% 12% 11% -8% 14% 12% -14%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 35% 35% 42% 33% 34% 33% -3% 36% 34% -6%
Guilty 16% 18% 11% 15% 8% 3% -62% 15% 6% -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 4% 2% 2% 2% 2% 0% 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% 54% 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 25% 26% 30% 35% 34% 48% 41% 29% 41% 41%
Diversion 16% 22% 23% 23% 28% 27% -4% 21% 28% 33%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 47% 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 20% 12% 25% 23% 32% 32% 0% 20% 32% 60%
Diversion 41% 54% 45% 41% 43% 44% 2% 45% 44% -2%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 30% 25% 21% 29% 20% 16% -20% 26% 18% -31%
Guilty 7% 7% 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 13% 14% 13% 11% 10% 10% 0% 13% 10% -23%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 41% 40% 38% 38% 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 1,466 950 701 902 1,717 1,867 9% 1,005 1,792 78%
Diversion 3,081 1,943 1,498 1,278 1,390 1,069 -23% 1,950 1,230 -37%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 876 930 951 980 949 948 0% 934 948 1%
Guilty 2,179 1,795 1,298 1,145 707 161 -77% 1,604 434 -73%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 101 74 67 60 23 17 -26% 76 20 -74%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 58 72 46 41 55 40 -27% 54 48 -11%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,295 1,120 1,184 1,572 2,583 2,726 6% 1,293 2,654 105%
Diversion 602 475 504 565 502 391 -22% 536 446 -17%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 4,027 3,409 2,998 2,865 2,574 2,168 -16% 3,325 2,371 -29%
Guilty 1,223 1,011 841 750 355 188 -47% 956 272 -72%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 236 244 208 189 119 88 -26% 219 104 -53%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 74 160 58 81 90 67 -26% 93 78 -16%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 954 863 786 1,058 985 1,106 12% 915 1,046 14%
Diversion 545 970 995 667 738 639 -13% 794 688 -13%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 1,790 1,409 1,314 1,078 1,012 671 -34% 1,398 842 -40%
Guilty 649 523 441 543 276 186 -33% 539 231 -57%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 224 179 228 417 257 112 -56% 262 184 -30%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 56 53 44 25 31 34 10% 44 32 -27%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3,715 2,933 2,671 3,532 5,285 5,699 8% 3,213 5,492 71%
Diversion 4,228 3,388 2,997 2,510 2,630 2,099 -20% 3,281 2,364 -28%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 6,693 5,748 5,263 4,923 4,535 3,787 -16% 5,657 4,161 -26%
Guilty 4,051 3,329 2,580 2,438 1,338 535 -60% 3,100 936 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 561 497 503 666 399 217 -46% 557 308 -45%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 188 285 148 147 176 141 -20% 192 158 -18%

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% 16% 15% 20% 35% 46% 31% 18% 40% 122%
Diversion 40% 34% 33% 29% 29% 26% -10% 34% 28% -18%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 11% 16% 21% 22% 20% 23% 15% 18% 22% 22%
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% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 17% 17% 20% 26% 42% 48% 14% 20% 45% 125%
Diversion 8% 7% 9% 9% 8% 7% -12% 8% 8% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 54% 53% 52% 48% 41% 39% -5% 52% 40% -23%
Guilty 16% 16% 15% 12% 6% 3% -50% 15% 4% -73%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 4% 4% 3% 2% 2% 0% 4% 2% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 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% 36% 37% 35% 32% 30% -6% 36% 31% -14%
Guilty 21% 21% 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% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0%

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 245 193 300 350 484 537 11% 272 510 88%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 619 606 611 636 832 543 -35% 618 688 11%
Guilty 109 174 136 103 51 52 2% 130 52 -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 80 74 72 74 56 66 18% 75 61 -19%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 3 6 1 2 6 200% 3 4 33%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 245 193 300 350 484 537 11% 272 510 88%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 619 606 611 636 832 543 -35% 618 688 11%
Guilty 109 174 136 103 51 52 2% 130 52 -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 80 74 72 74 56 66 18% 75 61 -19%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 2 3 6 1 2 6 200% 3 4 33%

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 23% 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% 56% 42% -25% 55% 49% -11%
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 23% 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% 56% 42% -25% 55% 49% -11%
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 22 15 20 25 262 168 -36% 20 215 975%
Diversion 154 200 173 175 97 38 -61% 176 68 -61%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 123 126 121 152 62 27 -56% 130 44 -66%
Guilty 593 563 354 407 94 24 -74% 479 59 -88%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 8 6 4 9 1 1 0% 7 1 -86%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 17 21 21 18 7 34 386% 19 20 5%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2 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 37 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 172 176 146 190 183 231 26% 171 207 21%
Diversion 14 18 15 8 13 16 23% 14 14 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 90 126 103 87 83 48 -42% 102 66 -35%
Guilty 50 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 0 1 2 1 -50% 2 2 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 196 195 173 222 462 414 -10% 196 438 123%
Diversion 375 374 325 331 197 130 -34% 351 164 -53%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 228 276 241 268 160 91 -43% 253 126 -50%
Guilty 682 652 435 484 134 44 -67% 563 89 -84%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 65 60 55 49 27 28 4% 57 28 -51%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 19 26 24 19 9 35 289% 22 22 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 2% 2% 3% 3% 50% 58% 16% 2% 54% 2600%
Diversion 17% 21% 25% 22% 19% 13% -32% 21% 16% -24%
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% 1% 12% 1100% 2% 6% 200%
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% 16% 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% 41% 52% 55% 69% 25% 45% 62% 38%
Diversion 4% 4% 4% 2% 4% 5% 25% 4% 4% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 24% 30% 29% 24% 25% 14% -44% 27% 20% -26%
Guilty 13% 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% 18% -10% 24% 19% -21%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 15% 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%