Summary Offense: Case Outcomes

Year to Date Through 10/28/2020

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.

27

Average Diversions

per Month YTD

64%

Diversion Rate

per Summary Adjudication

67

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Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,245 1,066 941 997 2,174 2,062 363 -82% 1,062 1,533 44%
Diversion 784 749 504 408 374 358 82 -77% 611 271 -56%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 345 304 175 115 84 85 28 -67% 235 66 -72%
Guilty 1,997 1,724 1,122 931 598 390 74 -81% 1,444 354 -75%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 50 117 161 76 149 42 1 -98% 101 64 -37%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 31 31 29 19 21 14 4 -71% 28 13 -54%
Diversion 286 150 135 81 40 32 0 -100% 163 24 -85%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 19 15 7 6 2 0 0 0% 12 1 -92%
Guilty 218 197 149 52 17 6 5 -17% 154 9 -94%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 11 16 28 4 8 1 0 -100% 15 3 -80%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,582 1,495 576 287 408 372 82 -78% 985 287 -71%
Diversion 1,311 876 463 256 141 118 32 -73% 726 97 -87%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 830 705 164 75 21 13 1 -92% 444 12 -97%
Guilty 7,410 6,664 2,256 1,016 323 134 12 -91% 4,336 156 -96%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 282 603 557 105 93 17 3 -82% 387 38 -90%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,540 1,660 1,060 856 1,076 1,130 178 -84% 1,279 795 -38%
Diversion 999 689 487 392 537 316 173 -45% 642 342 -47%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 995 895 314 181 109 107 14 -87% 596 77 -87%
Guilty 4,593 4,499 1,970 1,323 643 457 24 -95% 3,096 375 -88%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 376 495 428 164 134 34 10 -71% 366 59 -84%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 4,398 4,252 2,606 2,159 3,679 3,578 627 -82% 3,354 2,628 -22%
Diversion 3,380 2,464 1,589 1,137 1,092 824 287 -65% 2,142 734 -66%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 2,189 1,919 660 377 216 205 43 -79% 1,286 155 -88%
Guilty 14,218 13,084 5,497 3,322 1,581 987 115 -88% 9,030 894 -90%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 719 1,231 1,174 349 384 94 14 -85% 868 164 -81%
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% 27% 32% 39% 64% 70% 66% -6% 32% 67% 109%
Diversion 18% 19% 17% 16% 11% 12% 15% 25% 18% 13% -28%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 8% 8% 6% 5% 2% 3% 5% 67% 7% 3% -57%
Guilty 45% 44% 39% 37% 18% 13% 13% 0% 41% 15% -63%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 3% 6% 3% 4% 1% 0% -100% 3% 2% -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 5% 8% 8% 12% 24% 26% 44% 69% 8% 31% 288%
Diversion 51% 37% 39% 50% 45% 60% 0% -100% 44% 35% -20%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3% 4% 2% 4% 2% 0% 0% 0% 3% 1% -67%
Guilty 39% 48% 43% 32% 19% 11% 56% 409% 40% 29% -28%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 4% 8% 2% 9% 2% 0% -100% 4% 4% 0%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 14% 14% 14% 17% 41% 57% 63% 11% 15% 54% 260%
Diversion 11% 8% 12% 15% 14% 18% 25% 39% 12% 19% 58%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 7% 7% 4% 4% 2% 2% 1% -50% 6% 2% -67%
Guilty 65% 64% 56% 58% 33% 20% 9% -55% 61% 21% -66%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 6% 14% 6% 9% 3% 2% -33% 7% 5% -29%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 18% 20% 25% 29% 43% 55% 45% -18% 23% 48% 109%
Diversion 12% 8% 11% 13% 21% 15% 43% 187% 11% 26% 136%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 12% 11% 7% 6% 4% 5% 4% -20% 9% 4% -56%
Guilty 54% 55% 46% 45% 26% 22% 6% -73% 50% 18% -64%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 4% 6% 10% 6% 5% 2% 3% 50% 6% 3% -50%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 18% 19% 23% 29% 53% 63% 58% -8% 22% 58% 164%
Diversion 14% 11% 14% 15% 16% 14% 26% 86% 14% 19% 36%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 9% 8% 6% 5% 3% 4% 4% 0% 7% 4% -43%
Guilty 57% 57% 48% 45% 23% 17% 11% -35% 52% 17% -67%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 5% 10% 5% 6% 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 840 687 729 739 1,324 1,345 298 -78% 749 989 32%
Diversion 497 410 340 237 225 224 73 -67% 371 174 -53%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 186 157 108 69 55 64 26 -59% 130 48 -63%
Guilty 398 269 228 117 61 137 71 -48% 253 90 -64%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 11 29 63 4 13 11 1 -91% 27 8 -70%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Inf% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 8 5 6 4 8 21 5 -76% 6 11 83%
Diversion 2 2 0 3 1 4 2 -50% 2 2 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 Inf% 1 1 0%
Guilty 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0% 2 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 306 314 176 222 788 645 48 -93% 254 494 94%
Diversion 274 330 161 153 145 128 7 -95% 230 93 -60%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 136 129 49 38 23 21 1 -95% 88 15 -83%
Guilty 1,557 1,409 856 799 526 247 2 -99% 1,155 258 -78%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 27 83 83 70 134 29 0 -100% 66 54 -18%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 91 60 30 32 54 51 12 -76% 53 39 -26%
Diversion 11 7 3 15 3 2 0 -100% 9 2 -78%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 23 16 18 7 5 0 0 0% 16 2 -88%
Guilty 41 43 36 14 11 6 1 -83% 34 6 -82%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 12 5 14 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 1,245 1,066 941 997 2,174 2,062 363 -82% 1,062 1,533 44%
Diversion 784 749 504 408 374 358 82 -77% 611 271 -56%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 345 304 175 115 84 85 28 -67% 235 66 -72%
Guilty 1,997 1,724 1,122 931 598 390 74 -81% 1,444 354 -75%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 50 117 161 76 149 42 1 -98% 101 64 -37%
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% 50% 63% 79% 76% 63% -17% 50% 73% 46%
Diversion 26% 26% 23% 20% 13% 13% 16% 23% 24% 14% -42%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 10% 10% 7% 6% 3% 4% 6% 50% 8% 4% -50%
Guilty 21% 17% 16% 10% 4% 8% 15% 88% 16% 9% -44%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 2% 4% 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 73% 42% 67% 40% 80% 84% 62% -26% 56% 75% 34%
Diversion 18% 17% 0% 30% 10% 16% 25% 56% 16% 17% 6%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 0% 17% 0% 10% 10% 0% 12% Inf% 7% 7% 0%
Guilty 9% 25% 22% 10% 0% 0% 0% 0% 16% 0% -100%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 0% 0% 11% 10% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% -100%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 13% 14% 13% 17% 49% 60% 83% 38% 14% 64% 357%
Diversion 12% 15% 12% 12% 9% 12% 12% 0% 13% 11% -15%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 6% 6% 4% 3% 1% 2% 2% 0% 5% 2% -60%
Guilty 68% 62% 65% 62% 33% 23% 3% -87% 64% 20% -69%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 4% 6% 5% 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 51% 46% 30% 46% 72% 84% 92% 10% 43% 83% 93%
Diversion 6% 5% 3% 22% 4% 3% 0% -100% 9% 2% -78%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 13% 12% 18% 10% 7% 0% 0% 0% 13% 2% -85%
Guilty 23% 33% 36% 20% 15% 10% 8% -20% 28% 11% -61%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 7% 4% 14% 1% 3% 3% 0% -100% 6% 2% -67%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 28% 27% 32% 39% 64% 70% 66% -6% 32% 67% 109%
Diversion 18% 19% 17% 16% 11% 12% 15% 25% 18% 13% -28%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 8% 8% 6% 5% 2% 3% 5% 67% 7% 3% -57%
Guilty 45% 44% 39% 37% 18% 13% 13% 0% 41% 15% -63%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 3% 6% 3% 4% 1% 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 7 8 4 3 4 5 3 -40% 6 4 -33%
Diversion 231 102 106 68 29 27 0 -100% 127 19 -85%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 7 1 1 1 1 0 0 0% 2 0 -100%
Guilty 46 17 14 12 3 2 5 150% 22 3 -86%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3 6 1 3 4 1 0 -100% 3 2 -33%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 24 23 25 16 17 9 1 -89% 22 9 -59%
Diversion 55 48 29 13 11 5 0 -100% 36 5 -86%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 12 14 6 5 1 0 0 0% 9 0 -100%
Guilty 172 180 135 40 14 4 0 -100% 132 6 -95%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 8 10 27 1 4 0 0 0% 12 1 -92%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 31 31 29 19 21 14 4 -71% 28 13 -54%
Diversion 286 150 135 81 40 32 0 -100% 163 24 -85%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 19 15 7 6 2 0 0 0% 12 1 -92%
Guilty 218 197 149 52 17 6 5 -17% 154 9 -94%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 11 16 28 4 8 1 0 -100% 15 3 -80%
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% 3% 10% 14% 38% 171% 4% 21% 425%
Diversion 79% 76% 84% 78% 71% 77% 0% -100% 79% 49% -38%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Guilty 16% 13% 11% 14% 7% 6% 62% 933% 14% 25% 79%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 1% 4% 1% 3% 10% 3% 0% -100% 2% 4% 100%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 9% 8% 11% 21% 36% 50% 100% 100% 12% 62% 417%
Diversion 20% 17% 13% 17% 23% 28% 0% -100% 17% 17% 0%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 4% 5% 3% 7% 2% 0% 0% 0% 5% 1% -80%
Guilty 63% 65% 61% 53% 30% 22% 0% -100% 60% 17% -72%
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 5% 8% 8% 12% 24% 26% 44% 69% 8% 31% 288%
Diversion 51% 37% 39% 50% 45% 60% 0% -100% 44% 35% -20%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 3% 4% 2% 4% 2% 0% 0% 0% 3% 1% -67%
Guilty 39% 48% 43% 32% 19% 11% 56% 409% 40% 29% -28%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 4% 8% 2% 9% 2% 0% -100% 4% 4% 0%
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 165 148 149 103 155 117 34 -71% 141 102 -28%
Diversion 167 115 94 104 40 34 15 -56% 120 30 -75%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 89 39 27 32 9 2 1 -50% 47 4 -91%
Guilty 768 648 682 645 137 33 7 -79% 686 59 -91%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 32 46 163 69 45 2 1 -50% 78 16 -79%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 273 243 138 105 139 154 32 -79% 190 108 -43%
Diversion 523 284 243 113 81 72 16 -78% 291 56 -81%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 102 78 39 13 4 4 0 -100% 58 3 -95%
Guilty 1,018 786 483 161 85 52 4 -92% 612 47 -92%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 74 110 90 25 30 10 2 -80% 75 14 -81%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,144 1,104 289 79 114 101 16 -84% 654 77 -88%
Diversion 621 477 126 39 20 12 1 -92% 316 11 -97%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 639 588 98 30 8 7 0 -100% 339 5 -99%
Guilty 5,624 5,230 1,091 210 101 49 1 -98% 3,039 50 -98%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 176 447 304 11 18 5 0 -100% 234 8 -97%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 1,582 1,495 576 287 408 372 82 -78% 985 287 -71%
Diversion 1,311 876 463 256 141 118 32 -73% 726 97 -87%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 830 705 164 75 21 13 1 -92% 444 12 -97%
Guilty 7,410 6,664 2,256 1,016 323 134 12 -91% 4,336 156 -96%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 282 603 557 105 93 17 3 -82% 387 38 -90%
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 14% 15% 13% 11% 40% 62% 59% -5% 13% 54% 315%
Diversion 14% 12% 8% 11% 10% 18% 26% 44% 11% 18% 64%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 7% 4% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% 100% 4% 2% -50%
Guilty 63% 65% 61% 68% 35% 18% 12% -33% 64% 22% -66%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 3% 5% 15% 7% 12% 1% 2% 100% 8% 5% -38%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 14% 16% 14% 25% 41% 53% 59% 11% 17% 51% 200%
Diversion 26% 19% 24% 27% 24% 25% 30% 20% 24% 26% 8%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 5% 5% 4% 3% 1% 1% 0% -100% 4% 1% -75%
Guilty 51% 52% 49% 39% 25% 18% 7% -61% 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 14% 14% 15% 21% 44% 58% 89% 53% 16% 64% 300%
Diversion 8% 6% 7% 11% 8% 7% 6% -14% 8% 7% -12%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 8% 7% 5% 8% 3% 4% 0% -100% 7% 2% -71%
Guilty 69% 67% 57% 57% 39% 28% 6% -79% 62% 24% -61%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 6% 16% 3% 7% 3% 0% -100% 7% 3% -57%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Dismissed/Withdrawn/Etc 14% 14% 14% 17% 41% 57% 63% 11% 15% 54% 260%
Diversion 11% 8% 12% 15% 14% 18% 25% 39% 12% 19% 58%
Guilty Plea/Nolo 7% 7% 4% 4% 2% 2% 1% -50% 6% 2% -67%
Guilty 65% 64% 56% 58% 33% 20% 9% -55% 61% 21% -66%
Not Guilty/Acquittal 2% 6% 14% 6% 9% 3% 2% -33% 7% 5% -29%
Exonerated/Won on Appeal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%