Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 10/25/2021

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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.

1638 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

737 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

2335 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

14,994

Summary Cases Currently Open

All Offenses

The dashboard is currently paused. Data is current as of 10/25/2021.
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 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 102 61 74 84 76 67 1,384 1966% 79 403 410%
All Drug Offenses 59 57 71 89 73 34 0 0% 62 0 0%
All Other Offenses 57 47 53 83 79 96 2,261 2255% 52 630 1112%
Uncategorized Offenses 90 55 65 99 87 112 2,076 1754% 70 594 749%
All Offenses 85 53 65 88 80 82 1,638 1898% 68 472 594%

Property

The dashboard is currently paused. Data is current as of 10/25/2021.
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 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 52 58 69 49 41 59 737 1149% 60 222 270%
Theft 74 76 74 49 38 312 206 -34% 75 151 101%
Fraud/Theft of Services 112 62 77 107 92 428 1,998 367% 84 656 681%
Vandalism 61 65 82 68 75 53 222 319% 69 104 51%
All Property Offenses 102 61 74 84 76 67 1,384 1966% 79 403 410%

Drugs

The dashboard is currently paused. Data is current as of 10/25/2021.
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 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 57 71 76 70 34 0 -100% 57 45 -21%
Public Drunkenness 85 61 75 98 83 46 0 -100% 74 57 -23%
All Drug Offenses 59 57 71 89 73 34 0 0% 62 0 0%

Other

The dashboard is currently paused. Data is current as of 10/25/2021.
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 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 49 49 82 83 102 1,285 1160% 51 388 661%
Disorderly Conduct 64 56 78 99 86 90 2,335 2494% 66 652 888%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 56 43 48 57 45 518 3,075 494% 49 924 1786%
All Other Offenses 57 47 53 83 79 96 2,261 2255% 52 630 1112%