Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 06/12/2024

Definitions | Limitations

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.

58 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

50 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

54 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

11,964

Summary Cases Currently Open

All Offenses

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

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

Offense Category
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
All Property Offenses
191
175
108
69
103
108
56
74
88
85
63
1,502
264
60
55
All Other Offenses
228
108
106
65
77
87
57
80
101
90
85
2,244
273
63
54
Uncategorized Offenses
210
52
62
43
74
65
46
80
105
70
110
2,418
633
64
81
All Offenses
197
107
84
55
94
96
52
75
93
84
67
1,606
280
61
58

Property

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

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

Offense Category
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
191
198
161
101
103
55
63
72
44
45
46
719
290
50
50
270
361
187
0
0
0
0
0
31
0
0
0
87
0
0
164
284
94
76
107
117
58
84
109
91
526
2,206
212
71
59
128
44
50
41
73
55
52
51
79
86
93
1,285
234
63
60
218
195
111
60
71
59
56
72
59
92
48
187
224
63
80
376
33
48
34
70
94
53
80
115
1,777
0
0
0
75
0
All Property Offenses
191
175
108
69
103
108
56
74
88
85
63
1,502
264
60
55

Drugs

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

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

Offense Category
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
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Other

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Due to court closures, cases have remained open for much longer than normal. The increase in median days to disposition for cases in 2020 and 2021 is a result of this.

Yearly Median Days to Disposition by Police District

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

Offense Category
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
242
92
109
69
94
96
59
81
102
90
87
2,261
301
63
54
0
162
103
50
70
43
57
69
94
70
34
1,528
776
0
0
188
56
92
48
48
64
49
82
97
90
98
0
193
72
62
0
203
109
33
30
38
30
51
0
8
0
0
162
52
84
All Other Offenses
228
108
106
65
77
87
57
80
101
90
85
2,244
273
63
54