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.

323

Average Diversions

per Month YTD

49%

of Adjudicated

Drug Possession Cases Diverted

  -77%

Retail Theft

Convictions and Diversions

248

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Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 5,435 5,222 4,659 4,863 4,929 4,895 -1% 5,045 4,912 -3%
Diversion 171 278 290 198 243 255 5% 234 249 6%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3,224 2,908 2,795 2,708 2,704 1,760 -35% 2,909 2,232 -23%
Guilty 1,055 1,093 970 906 640 533 -17% 1,006 586 -42%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 698 823 700 596 435 440 1% 704 438 -38%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2,012 2,053 2,325 2,587 2,437 2,067 -15% 2,244 2,252 0%
Diversion 862 987 917 698 553 396 -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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3,903 3,218 2,819 3,679 5,461 5,842 7% 3,405 5,652 66%
Diversion 4,228 3,388 2,997 2,510 2,630 2,100 -20% 3,281 2,365 -28%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 6,693 5,748 5,263 4,924 4,536 3,791 -16% 5,657 4,164 -26%
Guilty 4,051 3,329 2,580 2,438 1,338 538 -60% 3,100 938 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 561 497 502 666 399 217 -46% 556 308 -45%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 247 196 306 351 486 547 13% 275 516 88%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 619 606 611 636 832 542 -35% 618 687 11%
Guilty 109 175 136 103 51 52 2% 131 52 -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 80 74 72 74 56 66 18% 75 61 -19%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 215 223 197 241 471 451 -4% 219 461 111%
Diversion 375 372 325 331 198 129 -35% 351 164 -53%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 228 276 241 268 161 91 -43% 253 126 -50%
Guilty 684 652 435 484 134 44 -67% 564 89 -84%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 65 60 55 49 27 28 4% 57 28 -51%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2,258 2,371 1,972 2,190 2,744 2,258 -18% 2,198 2,501 14%
Diversion 602 861 871 845 500 466 -7% 795 483 -39%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 1,400 1,284 1,234 1,014 857 735 -14% 1,233 796 -35%
Guilty 826 676 477 385 165 109 -34% 591 137 -77%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 282 195 210 242 127 111 -13% 232 119 -49%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 14,070 13,283 12,278 13,911 16,528 16,060 -3% 13,386 16,294 22%
Diversion 6,267 5,918 5,427 4,609 4,197 3,426 -18% 5,555 3,812 -31%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 14,959 13,585 12,764 12,015 11,043 8,231 -25% 13,331 9,637 -28%
Guilty 7,755 6,907 5,442 5,045 2,609 1,373 -47% 6,287 1,991 -68%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1,868 1,832 1,657 1,719 1,118 925 -17% 1,769 1,022 -42%

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% 51% 49% 52% 55% 62% 13% 51% 58% 14%
Diversion 2% 3% 3% 2% 3% 3% 0% 2% 3% 50%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 29% 29% 34% 39% 46% 53% 15% 33% 50% 52%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 20% 20% 20% 26% 38% 47% 24% 22% 42% 91%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 23% 18% 27% 29% 32% 43% 34% 24% 38% 58%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 14% 14% 16% 18% 48% 61% 27% 16% 54% 238%
Diversion 24% 23% 26% 24% 20% 17% -15% 24% 18% -25%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 42% 44% 41% 47% 62% 61% -2% 44% 62% 41%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 31% 32% 33% 37% 47% 54% 15% 33% 50% 52%
Diversion 14% 14% 14% 12% 12% 11% -8% 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%

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 19 13 20 32 60% 19 26 37%
Diversion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 126 100 111 104 95 90 -5% 110 92 -16%
Guilty 108 93 57 73 65 49 -25% 83 57 -31%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 15 15 17 10 18 14 -22% 14 16 14%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 91 94 90 103 128 92 -28% 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 79 74 -6% 54 76 41%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 11 18 15 37 27 38 41% 20 32 60%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 446 321 266 302 288 312 8% 334 300 -10%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 687 646 570 631 569 598 5% 634 584 -8%
Diversion 12 23 21 13 18 17 -6% 17 18 6%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 478 462 450 390 441 250 -43% 445 346 -22%
Guilty 113 113 88 83 44 22 -50% 99 33 -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 56 54 57 25 23 22 -4% 48 22 -54%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 458 403 379 467 525 480 -9% 427 502 18%
Diversion 2 7 3 2 9 16 78% 4 12 200%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 346 397 363 397 344 205 -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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,766 1,690 1,578 1,615 1,658 1,597 -4% 1,662 1,628 -2%
Diversion 39 69 69 47 72 99 38% 56 86 54%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 832 665 684 642 656 421 -36% 706 538 -24%
Guilty 320 309 290 256 169 145 -14% 294 157 -47%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 222 265 215 227 139 119 -14% 232 129 -44%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,896 2,002 1,700 1,681 1,644 1,716 4% 1,820 1,680 -8%
Diversion 111 174 194 130 134 113 -16% 152 124 -18%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 626 649 482 441 400 314 -22% 550 357 -35%
Guilty 228 229 246 175 133 119 -11% 220 126 -43%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 194 234 212 161 137 122 -11% 200 130 -35%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 71 43 57 51 97 68 -30% 56 82 46%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 5,435 5,222 4,659 4,863 4,929 4,895 -1% 5,045 4,912 -3%
Diversion 171 278 290 198 243 255 5% 234 249 6%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3,224 2,908 2,795 2,708 2,704 1,760 -35% 2,909 2,232 -23%
Guilty 1,055 1,093 970 906 640 533 -17% 1,006 586 -42%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 698 823 700 596 435 440 1% 704 438 -38%

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% 17% 70% 8% 14% 75%
Diversion 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 47% 43% 54% 52% 48% 49% 2% 49% 48% -2%
Guilty 40% 40% 28% 36% 33% 26% -21% 36% 30% -17%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 6% 6% 8% 5% 9% 8% -11% 6% 8% 33%
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% 20% 22% 10% 18% 21% 17%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 6% 5% 11% 7% 11% 57% 6% 9% 50%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 40% 37% 30% 33% 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% 10% 7% 4% 5% 25% 8% 4% -50%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 6% 5% 4% 2% 2% 0% 5% 2% -60%
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% 28% -30% 36% 34% -6%
Guilty 8% 9% 7% 7% 4% 2% -50% 8% 3% -62%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 4% 5% 2% 2% 2% 0% 4% 2% -50%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 42% 35% 38% 43% 52% 56% 8% 40% 54% 35%
Diversion 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 100% 0% 2% Inf%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 32% 35% 37% 37% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 56% 56% 56% 58% 62% 67% 8% 56% 64% 14%
Diversion 1% 2% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 62% 61% 60% 65% 67% 72% 7% 62% 70% 13%
Diversion 4% 5% 7% 5% 5% 5% 0% 5% 5% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 28% 20% 28% 23% 37% 29% -22% 25% 33% 32%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 51% 51% 49% 52% 55% 62% 13% 51% 58% 14%
Diversion 2% 3% 3% 2% 3% 3% 0% 2% 3% 50%
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%

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 417 371 356 328 389 371 -5% 368 380 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 61 64 94 100 184 112 -39% 80 148 85%
Diversion 16 16 18 10 7 8 14% 15 8 -47%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 229 207 216 219 174 124 -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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 5 1 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 22 15 11 26 14 11 -21% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 159 145 155 262 232 270 16% 180 251 39%
Diversion 34 49 54 57 43 38 -12% 48 40 -17%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 221 257 171 298 246 194 -21% 237 220 -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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 634 801 854 1,021 667 301 -55% 828 484 -42%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 307 253 232 331 357 359 1% 281 358 27%
Diversion 113 142 132 117 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 238 220 390 301 373 403 8% 287 388 35%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 144 165 192 182 169 201 19% 171 185 8%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 25 18 38 30 49 36 -27% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2,012 2,053 2,325 2,587 2,437 2,067 -15% 2,244 2,252 0%
Diversion 862 987 917 698 553 396 -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%

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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 18% 20% 27% 29% 49% 44% -10% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 50% 33% 75% 67% 43% 50% 16% 56% 46% -18%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 39% 28% 30% 60% 47% 46% -2% 39% 46% 18%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 30% 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%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 32% 28% 29% 37% 45% 52% 16% 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%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 25% 26% 31% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 21% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 29% 29% 34% 39% 46% 53% 15% 33% 50% 52%
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%

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 1,524 1,022 747 943 1,772 1,907 8% 1,059 1,840 74%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,369 1,280 1,242 1,653 2,673 2,795 5% 1,386 2,734 97%
Diversion 602 475 504 565 502 392 -22% 536 447 -17%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 4,027 3,409 2,998 2,866 2,575 2,171 -16% 3,325 2,373 -29%
Guilty 1,223 1,011 841 750 355 188 -47% 956 272 -72%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 236 244 207 189 119 88 -26% 219 104 -53%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,010 916 830 1,083 1,016 1,140 12% 960 1,078 12%
Diversion 545 970 995 667 738 639 -13% 794 688 -13%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 1,790 1,409 1,314 1,078 1,012 672 -34% 1,398 842 -40%
Guilty 649 523 441 543 276 189 -32% 539 232 -57%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 224 179 228 417 257 112 -56% 262 184 -30%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3,903 3,218 2,819 3,679 5,461 5,842 7% 3,405 5,652 66%
Diversion 4,228 3,388 2,997 2,510 2,630 2,100 -20% 3,281 2,365 -28%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 6,693 5,748 5,263 4,924 4,536 3,791 -16% 5,657 4,164 -26%
Guilty 4,051 3,329 2,580 2,438 1,338 538 -60% 3,100 938 -70%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 561 497 502 666 399 217 -46% 556 308 -45%

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 20% 18% 16% 21% 37% 46% 24% 19% 42% 121%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 18% 20% 21% 27% 43% 50% 16% 22% 46% 109%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 24% 23% 22% 29% 31% 41% 32% 24% 36% 50%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 20% 20% 20% 26% 38% 47% 24% 22% 42% 91%
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%

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 247 196 306 351 486 547 13% 275 516 88%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 619 606 611 636 832 542 -35% 618 687 11%
Guilty 109 175 136 103 51 52 2% 131 52 -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 80 74 72 74 56 66 18% 75 61 -19%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 247 196 306 351 486 547 13% 275 516 88%
Diversion 29 32 27 27 73 80 10% 29 76 162%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 619 606 611 636 832 542 -35% 618 687 11%
Guilty 109 175 136 103 51 52 2% 131 52 -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 80 74 72 74 56 66 18% 75 61 -19%

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% 27% 29% 32% 43% 34% 24% 38% 58%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 23% 18% 27% 29% 32% 43% 34% 24% 38% 58%
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%

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 39 36 41 43 269 202 -25% 40 236 490%
Diversion 154 200 173 175 98 38 -61% 176 68 -61%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 123 126 121 152 63 27 -57% 130 45 -65%
Guilty 595 563 354 407 94 24 -74% 480 59 -88%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 8 6 4 9 1 1 0% 7 1 -86%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3 4 10 7 17 15 -12% 6 16 167%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 173 183 146 191 185 234 26% 173 210 21%
Diversion 14 16 15 8 13 15 15% 13 14 8%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 215 223 197 241 471 451 -4% 219 461 111%
Diversion 375 372 325 331 198 129 -35% 351 164 -53%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 228 276 241 268 161 91 -43% 253 126 -50%
Guilty 684 652 435 484 134 44 -67% 564 89 -84%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 65 60 55 49 27 28 4% 57 28 -51%

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 4% 4% 6% 5% 51% 69% 35% 5% 60% 1100%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1% 2% 5% 3% 12% 13% 8% 3% 12% 300%
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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 46% 43% 41% 52% 56% 70% 25% 46% 63% 37%
Diversion 4% 4% 4% 2% 4% 4% 0% 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%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 14% 14% 16% 18% 48% 61% 27% 16% 54% 238%
Diversion 24% 23% 26% 24% 20% 17% -15% 24% 18% -25%
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%