Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 11/28/2022

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.

312 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

521 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

272 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

12,385

Summary Cases Currently Open

All Offenses

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
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
2022 YTD
All Property Offenses
95
56
65
87
79
78
1,548
332
All Drug Offenses
NA
NA
NA
NA
11
NA
153
NA
All Other Offenses
77
59
79
94
83
91
1,786
233
Uncategorized Offenses
61
47
69
84
65
169
2,248
298
All Offenses
78
53
68
88
78
83
1,671
312

Property

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
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
2022 YTD
54
58
69
49
41
64
919
521
8
10
0
33
101
0
0
87
110
62
78
107
93
912
1,880
190
60
49
51
84
76
107
1,320
220
59
62
69
66
64
49
256
253
64
54
57
106
904
0
0
0
All Property Offenses
95
56
65
87
79
78
1,548
332

Drugs

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
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
2022 YTD
0
0
0
0
11
0
153
0
All Drug Offenses
NA
NA
NA
NA
11
NA
153
NA

Other

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
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
2022 YTD
84
61
81
98
86
98
1,797
272
50
57
70
78
68
34
1,528
723
62
54
79
96
90
98
0
64
27
28
29
56
40
0
0
162
All Other Offenses
77
59
79
94
83
91
1,786
233