Charges

Year to Date Through 01/20/2020

Definitions | Limitations

Arrest information submitted by state and local law enforcement agencies are reviewed by Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) in the DAO’s Charging Unit. ADAs decide which charges to bring, or whether the case should be referred for diversion or be declined. An ADA may later adjust charges to appropriate fit the evidence.

  -15%

1,649 Cases

All Offenses

  -15%

324 Cases

Violent Offenses

  -17%

202 Cases

Property Offenses

  -26%

579 Cases

Drug Offenses

All Offenses

Yearly Cases Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Cases Opened by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
All Violent Offenses 327 320 355 320 380 324 -15% 334 341 2%
All Property Offenses 298 335 279 272 243 202 -17% 304 239 -21%
All Drug Offenses 767 786 758 734 783 579 -26% 770 699 -9%
All Other Offenses 585 550 538 462 540 544 1% 558 515 -8%
All Offenses 1,977 1,991 1,930 1,788 1,946 1,649 -15% 1,966 1,794 -9%

Violent Offenses

Yearly Cases Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Cases Opened by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Homicide 17 8 8 6 24 18 -25% 11 16 45%
Rape 15 16 15 19 19 23 21% 15 20 33%
Robbery/Gun 59 84 73 58 48 46 -4% 72 51 -29%
Robbery/Other 59 51 78 69 67 53 -21% 63 63 0%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 38 52 34 39 54 62 15% 41 52 27%
Aggravated Assault/Other 139 109 147 129 168 122 -27% 132 140 6%
All Violent Offenses 327 320 355 320 380 324 -15% 334 341 2%

Property Offenses

Yearly Cases Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Cases Opened by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Burglary/Residential 41 55 31 41 61 49 -20% 42 50 19%
Burglary/Commercial 6 9 36 11 13 21 62% 17 15 -12%
Theft of Motor Vehicle Tag 0 0 1 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Theft from Person 5 0 2 2 3 2 -33% 2 2 0%
Theft from Auto 35 32 39 14 24 18 -25% 35 19 -46%
Retail Theft 142 145 93 106 27 20 -26% 127 51 -60%
Theft 37 47 37 51 33 39 18% 40 41 2%
Auto Theft 32 47 40 47 82 53 -35% 40 61 52%
All Property Offenses 298 335 279 272 243 202 -17% 304 239 -21%

Drug Offenses

Yearly Cases Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Cases Opened by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Drug Possession 250 298 242 295 284 178 -37% 263 252 -4%
Drug Sales 279 271 335 299 365 308 -16% 295 324 10%
DUI 238 217 181 140 134 93 -31% 212 122 -42%
All Drug Offenses 767 786 758 734 783 579 -26% 770 699 -9%