Summary Offense Case Length

Year to Date Through 07/10/2020

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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.

69 days

to Complete

All Summary

Cases

46 days

to Complete

Summary Retail Theft

Cases

87 days

to Complete

Summary Disorderly Conduct

Cases

10,629

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 106 108 59 76 83 82 56 -32% 87 74 -15%
All Drug Offenses 63 50 56 70 94 72 34 -53% 60 67 12%
All Other Offenses 71 64 46 52 86 81 87 7% 58 85 47%
Uncategorized Offenses 95 92 54 64 102 91 98 8% 76 97 28%
All Offenses 94 92 51 67 88 84 69 -18% 76 80 5%

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 92 48 59 66 42 43 46 7% 66 44 -33%
Theft 137 74 105 70 118 38 132 247% 96 96 0%
Fraud/Theft of Services 108 116 59 82 107 92 366 298% 91 188 107%
Vandalism 72 56 55 86 73 91 53 -42% 67 72 7%
All Property Offenses 106 108 59 76 83 82 56 -32% 87 74 -15%

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 70 43 57 70 86 54 34 -37% 60 58 -3%
Public Drunkenness 49 80 54 75 98 83 46 -45% 64 76 19%
All Drug Offenses 63 50 56 70 94 72 34 -53% 60 67 12%

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 68 55 49 47 82 86 90 5% 55 86 56%
Disorderly Conduct 69 70 52 76 101 86 87 1% 67 91 36%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 74 67 42 48 63 43 87 102% 58 64 10%
All Other Offenses 71 64 46 52 86 81 87 7% 58 85 47%