Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 07/11/2024

Definitions | Limitations

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

  34%

1,695 Cases

All Offenses

  37%

1,125 Cases

Property Offenses

  0%

0 Cases

Drug Offenses

  17%

294 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
2,639
2,654
3,308
3,976
5,407
4,535
3,962
3,568
3,760
2,682
1,074
720
782
824
1,125
All Drug Offenses
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
15
0
11
0
3
0
0
0
All Other Offenses
2,982
2,627
2,092
2,629
2,306
1,884
1,522
733
512
359
141
127
198
252
294
Uncategorized Offenses
5,342
5,056
6,108
6,714
7,895
9,145
2,499
797
602
359
130
138
262
189
276
All Offenses
10,963
10,337
11,509
13,319
15,608
15,564
7,983
5,113
4,874
3,411
1,345
988
1,242
1,265
1,695

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
1,403
1,350
1,363
1,255
1,018
992
947
754
1,273
1,216
865
448
522
512
679
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
1
1
0
3
258
253
216
976
2,403
1,728
1,360
1,247
1,775
914
24
49
65
66
242
738
814
1,460
1,434
1,585
1,561
1,456
1,477
629
506
132
192
154
211
175
217
191
185
148
156
130
119
61
72
45
53
30
40
35
26
21
44
84
162
245
124
80
29
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
All Property Offenses
2,639
2,654
3,308
3,976
5,407
4,535
3,962
3,568
3,760
2,682
1,074
720
782
824
1,125

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
1
0
0
0
0
15
0
11
0
3
0
0
0
All Drug Offenses
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
15
0
11
0
3
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
1,948
1,688
1,517
1,754
1,549
1,258
1,000
475
315
209
85
58
77
125
196
688
591
332
656
460
272
223
162
154
126
56
63
103
116
94
334
338
232
207
287
351
288
86
41
19
0
6
17
9
4
12
10
11
12
10
3
11
10
2
5
0
0
1
2
0
All Other Offenses
2,982
2,627
2,092
2,629
2,306
1,884
1,522
733
512
359
141
127
198
252
294