Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 03/06/2021

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Summary Offense Case Length is a measure of the number of days between arrest and resolution for a summary offense. 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.

1463 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

575 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

2516 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

13,878

Summary Cases Currently Open

All Offenses

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
All Property Offenses 114 58 82 106 83 51 1,036 1931% 85 319 275%
All Drug Offenses 54 53 83 94 94 39 0 0% 63 0 0%
All Other Offenses 96 43 74 86 86 83 1,970 2273% 71 556 683%
Uncategorized Offenses 101 48 82 108 91 98 1,459 1389% 77 439 470%
All Offenses 104 47 82 106 86 68 1,463 2051% 78 431 453%

Property

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
Retail Theft 56 73 70 62 45 45 575 1178% 66 182 176%
Theft 68 1,335 82 0 42 64 0 -100% 495 26 -95%
Fraud/Theft of Services 120 46 84 109 90 334 1,818 444% 83 588 608%
Vandalism 56 52 80 123 90 46 187 307% 63 112 78%
All Property Offenses 114 58 82 106 83 51 1,036 1931% 85 319 275%

Drugs

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
Alcohol Possession by Minor 48 78 86 110 145 39 0 -100% 71 74 4%
Public Drunkenness 56 40 83 84 88 46 0 -100% 60 54 -10%
All Drug Offenses 54 53 83 94 94 39 0 0% 63 0 0%

Other

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Median Days to Disposition by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
Trespass 50 46 68 55 88 95 1,285 1253% 55 381 593%
Disorderly Conduct 90 53 87 108 90 82 2,516 2968% 77 699 808%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 100 40 56 84 53 69 2,951 4177% 65 789 1114%
All Other Offenses 96 43 74 86 86 83 1,970 2273% 71 556 683%