Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 04/17/2024

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.

71 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

74 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

74 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

11,886

Summary Cases Currently Open

All Offenses

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
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
All Property Offenses
180
183
106
70
107
113
55
76
97
84
61
1,389
168
61
66
All Other Offenses
192
117
116
68
78
95
57
82
108
87
83
2,372
189
54
74
Uncategorized Offenses
206
111
67
40
78
92
44
82
111
81
112
2,870
238
61
77
All Offenses
183
131
86
60
95
105
50
78
103
84
66
1,620
183
60
71

Property

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
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
181
197
150
107
110
58
70
70
41
45
44
574
180
49
74
245
0
187
0
0
0
0
0
27
0
0
0
87
0
0
164
175
101
73
111
120
52
84
110
89
476
2,124
171
78
58
78
87
47
38
95
56
52
53
66
86
93
1,285
134
66
59
168
167
115
61
78
53
55
72
52
101
48
187
151
73
74
573
276
47
30
96
90
44
128
122
1,777
0
0
0
75
0
All Property Offenses
180
183
106
70
107
113
55
76
97
84
61
1,389
168
61
66

Drugs

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
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
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Other

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
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
185
114
115
70
94
104
60
80
109
86
87
2,516
188
53
74
0
159
122
66
73
48
71
86
94
107
34
1,528
220
0
0
320
98
100
55
52
73
46
84
75
91
98
0
189
114
62
0
202
124
33
29
36
37
51
0
0
0
0
155
52
84
All Other Offenses
192
117
116
68
78
95
57
82
108
87
83
2,372
189
54
74