Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 04/01/2020

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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.

65 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

44 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

83 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

10,527

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 111 115 56 82 103 83 49 -41% 91 78 -14%
All Drug Offenses 70 55 51 83 94 83 34 -59% 65 70 8%
All Other Offenses 77 97 43 65 97 83 85 2% 70 88 26%
Uncategorized Offenses 95 103 50 77 109 89 98 10% 81 99 22%
All Offenses 95 105 48 80 105 84 65 -23% 82 85 4%

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 102 55 67 69 41 43 44 2% 73 43 -41%
Theft 142 64 720 75 276 40 132 230% 250 149 -40%
Fraud/Theft of Services 112 120 50 87 110 88 354 302% 92 184 100%
Vandalism 75 53 53 92 80 86 53 -38% 68 73 7%
All Property Offenses 111 115 56 82 103 83 49 -41% 91 78 -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 73 44 78 78 94 108 34 -69% 68 79 16%
Public Drunkenness 62 62 41 83 108 83 46 -45% 62 79 27%
All Drug Offenses 70 55 51 83 94 83 34 -59% 65 70 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 97 52 46 56 59 86 87 1% 63 77 22%
Disorderly Conduct 74 89 52 80 112 88 83 -6% 74 94 27%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 77 100 40 55 84 45 87 93% 68 72 6%
All Other Offenses 77 97 43 65 97 83 85 2% 70 88 26%