Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 08/03/2020

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.

70 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

48 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

87 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

10,690

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 107 106 60 75 83 82 60 -27% 87 75 -14%
All Drug Offenses 61 55 57 71 92 73 34 -53% 61 66 8%
All Other Offenses 64 60 47 51 86 81 87 7% 56 85 52%
Uncategorized Offenses 94 92 54 62 99 90 98 9% 76 96 26%
All Offenses 91 90 52 64 88 83 70 -16% 74 80 8%

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 48 57 67 45 42 48 14% 66 45 -32%
Theft 111 74 105 70 49 39 132 238% 90 73 -19%
Fraud/Theft of Services 108 115 61 80 105 92 373 305% 91 190 109%
Vandalism 72 56 58 83 68 91 53 -42% 67 71 6%
All Property Offenses 107 106 60 75 83 82 60 -27% 87 75 -14%

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 64 43 57 70 78 70 34 -51% 58 61 5%
Public Drunkenness 48 85 56 75 100 83 46 -45% 66 76 15%
All Drug Offenses 61 55 57 71 92 73 34 -53% 61 66 8%

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 52 53 50 47 82 86 90 5% 50 86 72%
Disorderly Conduct 68 66 53 76 97 86 87 1% 66 90 36%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 64 61 42 48 59 45 87 93% 54 64 19%
All Other Offenses 64 60 47 51 86 81 87 7% 56 85 52%