Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 09/29/2020

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Summary Offenses may be charged directly by the police or by the DAO’s Charging Unit.

  -66%

1,549 Cases

All Offenses

  -55%

1,084 Cases

Property Offenses

  -37%

27 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -65%

163 Cases

Other Offenses

All Offenses

Yearly Summary Cases Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Opened 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 4,184 3,258 2,954 2,672 3,653 2,431 1,084 -55% 3,267 2,389 -27%
All Drug Offenses 445 395 336 155 73 43 27 -37% 333 48 -86%
All Other Offenses 10,421 9,505 3,384 1,697 864 465 163 -65% 6,252 497 -92%
Uncategorized Offenses 7,680 7,356 3,601 2,791 2,261 1,600 275 -83% 5,357 1,379 -74%
All Offenses 22,730 20,514 10,275 7,315 6,851 4,539 1,549 -66% 15,208 4,313 -72%

Property

Yearly Summary Cases Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Opened 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 1,395 1,337 1,249 1,015 1,708 1,702 1,017 -40% 1,249 1,476 18%
Theft 9 8 6 12 16 22 11 -50% 9 16 78%
Fraud/Theft of Services 2,650 1,800 1,600 1,594 1,860 661 21 -97% 1,911 847 -56%
Vandalism 130 113 99 51 69 46 35 -24% 98 50 -49%
All Property Offenses 4,184 3,258 2,954 2,672 3,653 2,431 1,084 -55% 3,267 2,389 -27%

Drugs

Yearly Summary Cases Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Opened 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 202 123 113 92 38 32 26 -19% 132 32 -76%
Public Drunkenness 243 272 223 63 35 11 1 -91% 200 16 -92%
All Drug Offenses 445 395 336 155 73 43 27 -37% 333 48 -86%

Other

Yearly Summary Cases Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Opened 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 1,136 1,013 1,127 972 373 150 67 -55% 1,062 197 -81%
Disorderly Conduct 1,837 1,415 869 399 270 191 62 -68% 1,130 174 -85%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 7,448 7,077 1,388 326 221 124 34 -73% 4,060 126 -97%
All Other Offenses 10,421 9,505 3,384 1,697 864 465 163 -65% 6,252 497 -92%