Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 02/05/2023

Definitions | Limitations

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

  10%

228 Cases

All Offenses

  34%

177 Cases

Property Offenses

  0%

0 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -5%

35 Cases

Other Offenses

All Offenses

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
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 Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Opened by Offense Category

Offense Category
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
All Property Offenses
369
484
593
886
844
634
628
658
694
375
184
132
177
All Drug Offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
All Other Offenses
318
372
403
384
284
279
95
84
57
40
5
37
35
Uncategorized Offenses
595
903
851
1,214
1,269
449
108
67
54
33
7
39
16
All Offenses
1,282
1,759
1,847
2,484
2,397
1,362
831
809
805
448
197
208
228

Property

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
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 Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Opened by Offense Category

Offense Category
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
219
268
216
200
209
183
152
132
193
295
139
72
123
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
51
46
89
460
387
234
267
356
388
13
6
10
8
73
128
236
174
199
178
199
154
103
53
31
45
36
25
24
30
21
25
28
8
15
10
14
7
5
10
0
18
22
31
24
11
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
All Property Offenses
369
484
593
886
844
634
628
658
694
375
184
132
177

Drugs

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
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 Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Opened by Offense Category

Offense Category
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
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
All Drug Offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0

Other

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
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 Opened by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Summary Cases Opened by Offense Category

Offense Category
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
205
304
323
280
213
189
66
64
39
11
4
19
15
56
24
52
60
19
22
18
14
11
29
1
15
19
54
44
27
42
51
67
9
6
7
0
0
3
1
3
0
1
2
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
All Other Offenses
318
372
403
384
284
279
95
84
57
40
5
37
35