Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 06/02/2020

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

  -60%

1,161 Cases

All Offenses

  -49%

821 Cases

Property Offenses

  -29%

27 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -56%

126 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 2,238 1,990 1,638 1,389 1,995 1,602 821 -49% 1,814 1,473 -19%
All Drug Offenses 228 264 258 110 42 38 27 -29% 215 36 -83%
All Other Offenses 5,519 5,376 2,274 953 529 288 126 -56% 3,530 314 -91%
Uncategorized Offenses 4,210 4,342 2,118 1,417 1,182 955 187 -80% 3,022 775 -74%
All Offenses 12,195 11,972 6,288 3,869 3,748 2,883 1,161 -60% 8,581 2,597 -70%

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 799 785 737 575 958 916 774 -16% 724 883 22%
Theft 3 5 4 6 4 8 8 0% 4 7 75%
Fraud/Theft of Services 1,360 1,120 838 782 989 656 19 -97% 1,025 555 -46%
Vandalism 76 80 59 26 44 22 20 -9% 60 29 -52%
All Property Offenses 2,238 1,990 1,638 1,389 1,995 1,602 821 -49% 1,814 1,473 -19%

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 105 79 87 60 22 29 26 -10% 83 26 -69%
Public Drunkenness 123 185 171 50 20 9 1 -89% 132 10 -92%
All Drug Offenses 228 264 258 110 42 38 27 -29% 215 36 -83%

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 634 525 591 540 234 80 53 -34% 572 122 -79%
Disorderly Conduct 1,071 854 670 245 177 129 44 -66% 710 117 -84%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 3,814 3,997 1,013 168 118 79 29 -63% 2,248 75 -97%
All Other Offenses 5,519 5,376 2,274 953 529 288 126 -56% 3,530 314 -91%