Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 02/21/2024

Definitions | Limitations

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

  -42%

281 Cases

All Offenses

  -26%

215 Cases

Property Offenses

  0%

0 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -73%

35 Cases

Other Offenses

All Offenses

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Summary Cases Charged by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Charged by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
All Property Offenses
593
562
746
918
1,206
1,188
928
867
939
991
542
247
203
289
215
All Drug Offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
All Other Offenses
521
477
520
601
538
420
404
173
134
81
76
12
45
132
35
Uncategorized Offenses
1,188
939
1,381
1,360
1,700
1,814
678
185
107
82
43
11
52
65
31
All Offenses
2,302
1,978
2,647
2,879
3,444
3,422
2,010
1,225
1,180
1,154
661
271
300
486
281

Property

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Summary Cases Charged by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Charged by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
331
322
386
335
275
285
244
207
247
301
432
174
124
201
131
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
92
77
57
163
617
547
369
348
460
538
20
7
17
15
20
104
114
240
341
243
279
263
291
205
139
75
55
56
60
56
60
48
32
43
31
37
38
17
26
13
15
10
6
13
8
6
0
31
36
40
40
14
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
All Property Offenses
593
562
746
918
1,206
1,188
928
867
939
991
542
247
203
289
215

Drugs

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Summary Cases Charged by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Charged by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
All Drug Offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0

Other

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Summary Cases Charged by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Charged by Offense Category

Offense Category
2010 YTD
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
2024 YTD
392
326
412
487
400
309
280
122
102
61
29
10
23
62
22
49
69
41
63
71
32
34
27
19
11
47
1
17
67
12
78
78
67
48
65
78
89
20
13
9
0
1
5
3
1
2
4
0
3
2
1
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
All Other Offenses
521
477
520
601
538
420
404
173
134
81
76
12
45
132
35