Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 01/24/2021

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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.

1108 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

540 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

1523 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

13,710

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 118 55 82 104 79 62 610 884% 85 214 152%
All Drug Offenses 50 48 86 0 103 32 0 0% 61 0 0%
All Other Offenses 74 50 70 103 74 91 1,390 1427% 65 414 537%
Uncategorized Offenses 80 55 82 110 93 83 1,318 1488% 72 401 457%
All Offenses 97 53 79 104 79 69 1,108 1506% 76 340 347%

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 61 80 59 41 63 48 540 1025% 67 173 158%
Theft 38 53 0 0 0 64 0 -100% 30 16 -47%
Fraud/Theft of Services 126 52 87 109 102 334 2,483 643% 88 757 760%
Vandalism 76 64 56 150 91 40 187 368% 65 117 80%
All Property Offenses 118 55 82 104 79 62 610 884% 85 214 152%

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 44 38 70 0 108 32 0 -100% 51 35 -31%
Public Drunkenness 54 48 87 0 103 0 0 0% 63 26 -59%
All Drug Offenses 50 48 86 0 103 32 0 0% 61 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 55 52 52 50 76 125 1,257 906% 53 377 611%
Disorderly Conduct 70 60 87 111 77 43 1,523 3442% 72 438 508%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 97 47 51 55 44 1,782 0 -100% 65 470 623%
All Other Offenses 74 50 70 103 74 91 1,390 1427% 65 414 537%