Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 06/02/2020

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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.

66 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

44 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

87 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

10,771

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 106 109 59 82 89 83 51 -39% 89 74 -17%
All Drug Offenses 64 46 55 70 96 83 34 -59% 59 71 20%
All Other Offenses 70 78 46 56 86 83 87 5% 62 85 37%
Uncategorized Offenses 94 97 55 75 107 91 98 8% 80 99 24%
All Offenses 93 98 52 76 97 85 66 -22% 80 83 4%

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 51 63 69 41 45 44 -2% 69 43 -38%
Theft 142 74 372 73 118 40 132 230% 165 97 -41%
Fraud/Theft of Services 108 117 57 84 111 91 354 289% 92 185 101%
Vandalism 73 56 55 94 78 91 53 -42% 70 74 6%
All Property Offenses 106 109 59 82 89 83 51 -39% 89 74 -17%

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 70 43 58 69 90 70 34 -51% 60 65 8%
Public Drunkenness 49 56 52 76 114 83 46 -45% 58 81 40%
All Drug Offenses 64 46 55 70 96 83 34 -59% 59 71 20%

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 71 55 49 48 78 88 87 -1% 56 84 50%
Disorderly Conduct 68 78 53 75 103 88 87 -1% 68 93 37%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 73 88 42 48 81 43 87 102% 63 70 11%
All Other Offenses 70 78 46 56 86 83 87 5% 62 85 37%