Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 09/29/2020

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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.

74 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

50 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

90 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

10,894

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 107 103 62 73 83 78 62 -21% 86 74 -14%
All Drug Offenses 56 57 58 71 89 73 34 -53% 60 65 8%
All Other Offenses 56 56 47 52 84 81 90 11% 53 85 60%
Uncategorized Offenses 88 91 56 63 100 89 106 19% 74 98 32%
All Offenses 82 86 53 64 88 82 74 -10% 71 81 14%

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 84 48 57 69 49 41 50 22% 64 47 -27%
Theft 98 82 76 74 51 38 132 247% 82 74 -10%
Fraud/Theft of Services 109 113 63 75 107 92 380 313% 90 193 114%
Vandalism 69 58 64 83 72 82 53 -35% 68 69 1%
All Property Offenses 107 103 62 73 83 78 62 -21% 86 74 -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 63 43 57 71 76 70 34 -51% 58 60 3%
Public Drunkenness 46 86 61 75 98 83 46 -45% 67 76 13%
All Drug Offenses 56 57 58 71 89 73 34 -53% 60 65 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 48 54 50 48 82 86 90 5% 50 86 72%
Disorderly Conduct 68 63 56 76 99 86 90 5% 66 92 39%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 53 55 43 46 58 45 87 93% 49 63 29%
All Other Offenses 56 56 47 52 84 81 90 11% 53 85 60%