Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 02/23/2020

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

50 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

83 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

10,401

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 115 114 57 76 106 82 61 -26% 90 83 -8%
All Drug Offenses 73 54 50 83 80 93 32 -66% 65 68 5%
All Other Offenses 76 96 43 72 92 83 87 5% 72 87 21%
Uncategorized Offenses 95 100 49 82 109 93 98 5% 82 100 22%
All Offenses 94 104 47 78 106 84 70 -17% 81 87 7%

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 116 54 73 59 58 50 50 0% 76 53 -30%
Theft 111 68 1,046 0 0 42 132 214% 306 58 -81%
Fraud/Theft of Services 115 120 49 85 109 91 349 284% 92 183 99%
Vandalism 75 56 50 68 123 96 46 -52% 62 88 42%
All Property Offenses 115 114 57 76 106 82 61 -26% 90 83 -8%

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 74 48 73 70 106 145 32 -78% 66 94 42%
Public Drunkenness 71 56 38 83 68 83 0 -100% 62 50 -19%
All Drug Offenses 73 54 50 83 80 93 32 -66% 65 68 5%

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 101 52 48 65 56 88 95 8% 66 80 21%
Disorderly Conduct 74 89 52 87 108 91 83 -9% 76 94 24%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 73 100 40 52 87 49 69 41% 66 68 3%
All Other Offenses 76 96 43 72 92 83 87 5% 72 87 21%