Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 10/28/2020

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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.

82 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

59 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

90 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

13,339

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 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
All Property Offenses 107 102 61 74 83 76 67 -12% 86 75 -13%
All Drug Offenses 51 59 57 70 89 73 34 -53% 59 65 10%
All Other Offenses 53 57 47 54 83 79 96 22% 53 86 62%
Uncategorized Offenses 81 89 55 66 99 87 112 29% 73 99 36%
All Offenses 79 85 53 65 87 80 82 2% 70 83 19%

Property

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

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

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Retail Theft 92 52 58 68 49 41 59 44% 68 50 -26%
Theft 86 74 76 74 47 38 312 721% 78 132 69%
Fraud/Theft of Services 108 112 61 77 108 93 476 412% 90 226 151%
Vandalism 72 60 64 86 68 75 53 -29% 70 65 -7%
All Property Offenses 107 102 61 74 83 76 67 -12% 86 75 -13%

Drugs

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

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

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Alcohol Possession by Minor 61 44 57 70 76 70 34 -51% 58 60 3%
Public Drunkenness 46 85 61 75 98 83 46 -45% 67 76 13%
All Drug Offenses 51 59 57 70 89 73 34 -53% 59 65 10%

Other

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

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

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Trespass 47 56 49 49 82 83 102 23% 50 89 78%
Disorderly Conduct 67 64 55 78 99 86 90 5% 66 92 39%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 49 56 43 48 57 45 518 1051% 49 207 322%
All Other Offenses 53 57 47 54 83 79 96 22% 53 86 62%