Summary Offense: Case Outcomes

Year to Date Through 09/29/2020

Definitions | Limitations

A case outcome refers to how the case is resolved in court. Case outcomes include Dismissal or Withdrawal, Diversion, a Guilty verdict, a Guilty plea, or an Acquittal (Not Guilty verdict). Except in the case of Acquittal, any outcome is subject to change through Refile, Reconsideration, or Appeal.

30

Average Diversions

per Month YTD

64%

Diversion Rate

per Summary Adjudication

69

Proportion of Retail Theft Cases

Resolved as Summaries

2

Minor Violations Adjudicated

YTD

All Offenses

Raw Counts

Data: YTD Summary Offense Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 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
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,059 941 833 844 1,809 1,887 340 -82% 919 1,345 46%
Diversion 690 693 498 374 368 355 82 -77% 564 268 -52%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 294 277 156 105 74 73 27 -63% 208 58 -72%
Guilty 1,759 1,551 1,000 832 546 373 74 -80% 1,286 331 -74%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 41 110 147 70 129 41 1 -98% 92 57 -38%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 20 27 26 19 20 14 4 -71% 23 13 -43%
Diversion 268 137 135 67 40 32 0 -100% 152 24 -84%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 15 15 6 6 2 0 0 0% 10 1 -90%
Guilty 181 182 146 49 15 6 5 -17% 140 9 -94%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 10 16 27 4 7 1 0 -100% 14 3 -79%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,236 1,330 553 256 352 349 73 -79% 844 258 -69%
Diversion 1,213 795 463 240 141 118 32 -73% 678 97 -86%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 727 659 159 65 20 12 1 -92% 402 11 -97%
Guilty 6,685 5,978 2,138 928 310 124 12 -90% 3,932 149 -96%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 256 522 513 99 83 14 3 -79% 348 33 -91%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,359 1,509 1,025 779 958 1,060 164 -85% 1,168 727 -38%
Diversion 914 644 492 350 540 318 173 -46% 600 344 -43%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 879 835 295 156 101 93 15 -84% 541 70 -87%
Guilty 4,084 4,093 1,835 1,185 591 431 24 -94% 2,799 349 -88%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 362 431 385 152 109 32 10 -69% 332 50 -85%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 3,674 3,807 2,437 1,898 3,139 3,310 581 -82% 2,954 2,343 -21%
Diversion 3,085 2,269 1,588 1,031 1,089 823 287 -65% 1,993 733 -63%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 1,915 1,786 616 332 197 178 43 -76% 1,162 139 -88%
Guilty 12,709 11,804 5,119 2,994 1,462 934 115 -88% 8,156 837 -90%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 669 1,079 1,072 325 328 88 14 -84% 786 143 -82%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Inf% 0 1 Inf%

Rates

Data: YTD Summary Offense Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 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
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 28% 26% 32% 38% 62% 69% 65% -6% 31% 65% 110%
Diversion 18% 19% 19% 17% 13% 13% 16% 23% 18% 14% -22%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 8% 8% 6% 5% 3% 3% 5% 67% 7% 4% -43%
Guilty 46% 43% 38% 37% 19% 14% 14% 0% 41% 16% -61%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 3% 6% 3% 4% 2% 0% -100% 3% 2% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 4% 7% 8% 13% 24% 26% 44% 69% 8% 31% 288%
Diversion 54% 36% 40% 46% 48% 60% 0% -100% 44% 36% -18%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3% 4% 2% 4% 2% 0% 0% 0% 3% 1% -67%
Guilty 37% 48% 43% 34% 18% 11% 56% 409% 40% 28% -30%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 4% 8% 3% 8% 2% 0% -100% 4% 3% -25%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 12% 14% 14% 16% 39% 57% 60% 5% 14% 52% 271%
Diversion 12% 9% 12% 15% 16% 19% 26% 37% 12% 20% 67%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 7% 7% 4% 4% 2% 2% 1% -50% 6% 2% -67%
Guilty 66% 64% 56% 58% 34% 20% 10% -50% 61% 21% -66%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 6% 13% 6% 9% 2% 2% 0% 7% 4% -43%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 18% 20% 25% 30% 42% 55% 42% -24% 23% 46% 100%
Diversion 12% 9% 12% 13% 23% 16% 45% 181% 12% 28% 133%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 12% 11% 7% 6% 4% 5% 4% -20% 9% 4% -56%
Guilty 54% 54% 46% 45% 26% 22% 6% -73% 50% 18% -64%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 5% 6% 10% 6% 5% 2% 3% 50% 7% 3% -57%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 17% 18% 22% 29% 50% 62% 56% -10% 22% 56% 155%
Diversion 14% 11% 15% 16% 18% 15% 28% 87% 14% 20% 43%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 9% 9% 6% 5% 3% 3% 4% 33% 7% 3% -57%
Guilty 58% 57% 47% 46% 24% 18% 11% -39% 52% 18% -65%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 5% 10% 5% 5% 2% 1% -50% 6% 3% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Property

Raw Counts

Data: YTD Summary Offense Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 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
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 725 602 638 615 1,136 1,195 280 -77% 645 870 35%
Diversion 437 370 335 212 222 222 73 -67% 338 172 -49%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 158 143 93 62 49 55 25 -55% 114 43 -62%
Guilty 355 228 201 104 56 120 71 -41% 222 82 -63%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7 27 60 4 12 10 1 -90% 24 8 -67%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 7 5 6 3 6 18 3 -83% 5 9 80%
Diversion 2 2 0 3 1 4 2 -50% 2 2 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%
Guilty 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0% 1 0 -100%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 251 284 163 199 623 633 45 -93% 224 434 94%
Diversion 241 316 160 146 142 127 7 -94% 216 92 -57%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 115 117 47 36 21 18 1 -94% 79 13 -84%
Guilty 1,367 1,283 763 716 480 247 2 -99% 1,032 243 -76%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 22 79 73 64 115 29 0 -100% 60 48 -20%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 76 50 26 27 44 41 12 -71% 45 32 -29%
Diversion 10 5 3 13 3 2 0 -100% 8 2 -75%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 21 16 16 6 4 0 0 0% 15 1 -93%
Guilty 36 38 34 12 10 6 1 -83% 30 6 -80%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 12 4 13 1 2 2 0 -100% 8 1 -88%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,059 941 833 844 1,809 1,887 340 -82% 919 1,345 46%
Diversion 690 693 498 374 368 355 82 -77% 564 268 -52%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 294 277 156 105 74 73 27 -63% 208 58 -72%
Guilty 1,759 1,551 1,000 832 546 373 74 -80% 1,286 331 -74%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 41 110 147 70 129 41 1 -98% 92 57 -38%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%

Rates

Data: YTD Summary Offense Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 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
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 43% 44% 48% 62% 77% 75% 62% -17% 49% 71% 45%
Diversion 26% 27% 25% 21% 15% 14% 16% 14% 25% 15% -40%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 9% 10% 7% 6% 3% 3% 6% 100% 8% 4% -50%
Guilty 21% 17% 15% 10% 4% 7% 16% 129% 16% 9% -44%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 0% 2% 5% 0% 1% 1% 0% -100% 2% 1% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 70% 50% 67% 38% 86% 82% 50% -39% 56% 73% 30%
Diversion 20% 20% 0% 38% 14% 18% 33% 83% 20% 22% 10%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 0% 10% 0% 12% 0% 0% 17% Inf% 6% 6% 0%
Guilty 10% 20% 22% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 13% 0% -100%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 0% 0% 11% 12% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6% 0% -100%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 13% 14% 14% 17% 45% 60% 82% 37% 14% 62% 343%
Diversion 12% 15% 13% 13% 10% 12% 13% 8% 13% 12% -8%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 6% 6% 4% 3% 2% 2% 2% 0% 5% 2% -60%
Guilty 68% 62% 63% 62% 35% 23% 4% -83% 64% 21% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 4% 6% 6% 8% 3% 0% -100% 4% 4% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 49% 44% 28% 46% 70% 80% 92% 15% 42% 81% 93%
Diversion 6% 4% 3% 22% 5% 4% 0% -100% 9% 3% -67%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 14% 14% 17% 10% 6% 0% 0% 0% 14% 2% -86%
Guilty 23% 34% 37% 20% 16% 12% 8% -33% 28% 12% -57%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 8% 4% 14% 2% 3% 4% 0% -100% 7% 2% -71%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 28% 26% 32% 38% 62% 69% 65% -6% 31% 65% 110%
Diversion 18% 19% 19% 17% 13% 13% 16% 23% 18% 14% -22%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 8% 8% 6% 5% 3% 3% 5% 67% 7% 4% -43%
Guilty 46% 43% 38% 37% 19% 14% 14% 0% 41% 16% -61%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 3% 6% 3% 4% 2% 0% -100% 3% 2% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Drugs

Raw Counts

Data: YTD Summary Offense Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 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
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 6 8 4 3 3 5 3 -40% 5 4 -20%
Diversion 216 94 106 54 29 27 0 -100% 118 19 -84%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0% 2 0 -100%
Guilty 30 15 13 11 3 2 5 150% 17 3 -82%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3 6 1 3 3 1 0 -100% 3 1 -67%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 14 19 22 16 17 9 1 -89% 18 9 -50%
Diversion 52 43 29 13 11 5 0 -100% 34 5 -85%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 10 14 5 5 1 0 0 0% 8 0 -100%
Guilty 151 167 133 38 12 4 0 -100% 122 5 -96%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7 10 26 1 4 0 0 0% 11 1 -91%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 20 27 26 19 20 14 4 -71% 23 13 -43%
Diversion 268 137 135 67 40 32 0 -100% 152 24 -84%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 15 15 6 6 2 0 0 0% 10 1 -90%
Guilty 181 182 146 49 15 6 5 -17% 140 9 -94%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 10 16 27 4 7 1 0 -100% 14 3 -79%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%

Rates

Data: YTD Summary Offense Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 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
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 2% 6% 3% 4% 8% 14% 38% 171% 4% 20% 400%
Diversion 83% 76% 85% 75% 74% 77% 0% -100% 80% 50% -38%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 2% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Guilty 12% 12% 10% 15% 8% 6% 62% 933% 12% 25% 108%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 5% 1% 4% 8% 3% 0% -100% 3% 4% 33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 6% 8% 10% 22% 38% 50% 100% 100% 12% 63% 425%
Diversion 22% 17% 13% 18% 24% 28% 0% -100% 18% 17% -6%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 4% 6% 2% 7% 2% 0% 0% 0% 5% 1% -80%
Guilty 65% 66% 62% 52% 27% 22% 0% -100% 61% 16% -74%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 4% 12% 1% 9% 0% 0% 0% 5% 3% -40%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 4% 7% 8% 13% 24% 26% 44% 69% 8% 31% 288%
Diversion 54% 36% 40% 46% 48% 60% 0% -100% 44% 36% -18%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3% 4% 2% 4% 2% 0% 0% 0% 3% 1% -67%
Guilty 37% 48% 43% 34% 18% 11% 56% 409% 40% 28% -30%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 4% 8% 3% 8% 2% 0% -100% 4% 3% -25%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Other

Raw Counts

Data: YTD Summary Offense Case Outcomes by Offense Category

Offense Category Disposition Type 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
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 146 121 141 91 132 108 28 -74% 125 89 -29%
Diversion 148 96 94 102 40 34 15 -56% 110 30 -73%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 79 34 24 25 9 1 1 0% 40 4 -90%
Guilty 708 566 613 610 131 32 7 -78% 624 57 -91%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 29 41 139 67 39 2 1 -50% 69 14 -80%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 236 215 132 92 126 146 31 -79% 169 101 -40%
Diversion 490 261 243 104 81 72 16 -78% 274 56 -80%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 85 70 39 13 3 4 0 -100% 52 2 -96%
Guilty 904 724 467 145 81 47 4 -91% 560 44 -92%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 70 92 83 22 29 8 2 -75% 67 13 -81%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 854 994 280 73 94 95 14 -85% 550 68 -88%
Diversion 575 438 126 34 20 12 1 -92% 293 11 -96%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 563 555 96 27 8 7 0 -100% 310 5 -98%
Guilty 5,073 4,688 1,058 173 98 45 1 -98% 2,748 48 -98%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 157 389 291 10 15 4 0 -100% 212 6 -97%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,236 1,330 553 256 352 349 73 -79% 844 258 -69%
Diversion 1,213 795 463 240 141 118 32 -73% 678 97 -86%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 727 659 159 65 20 12 1 -92% 402 11 -97%
Guilty 6,685 5,978 2,138 928 310 124 12 -90% 3,932 149 -96%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 256 522 513 99 83 14 3 -79% 348 33 -91%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%

Rates

Data: YTD Summary Offense Case Outcomes by Offense Category
Offense Category Disposition Type 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
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 13% 14% 14% 10% 38% 61% 54% -11% 13% 51% 292%
Diversion 13% 11% 9% 11% 11% 19% 29% 53% 11% 20% 82%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 7% 4% 2% 3% 3% 1% 2% 100% 4% 2% -50%
Guilty 64% 66% 61% 68% 37% 18% 13% -28% 65% 23% -65%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 5% 14% 7% 11% 1% 2% 100% 7% 5% -29%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 13% 16% 14% 24% 39% 53% 58% 9% 17% 50% 194%
Diversion 27% 19% 25% 28% 25% 26% 30% 15% 25% 27% 8%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 5% 5% 4% 3% 1% 1% 0% -100% 4% 1% -75%
Guilty 51% 53% 48% 39% 25% 17% 8% -53% 48% 17% -65%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 7% 9% 6% 9% 3% 4% 33% 6% 5% -17%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 12% 14% 15% 23% 40% 58% 88% 52% 16% 62% 288%
Diversion 8% 6% 7% 11% 9% 7% 6% -14% 8% 7% -12%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 8% 8% 5% 9% 3% 4% 0% -100% 8% 2% -75%
Guilty 70% 66% 57% 55% 42% 28% 6% -79% 62% 25% -60%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 6% 16% 3% 6% 2% 0% -100% 7% 3% -57%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 12% 14% 14% 16% 39% 57% 60% 5% 14% 52% 271%
Diversion 12% 9% 12% 15% 16% 19% 26% 37% 12% 20% 67%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 7% 7% 4% 4% 2% 2% 1% -50% 6% 2% -67%
Guilty 66% 64% 56% 58% 34% 20% 10% -50% 61% 21% -66%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 6% 13% 6% 9% 2% 2% 0% 7% 4% -43%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%