Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 10/28/2020

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

  -66%

1,692 Cases

All Offenses

  -55%

1,166 Cases

Property Offenses

  -35%

28 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -64%

178 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 4,682 3,501 3,319 3,045 4,049 2,619 1,166 -55% 3,637 2,611 -28%
All Drug Offenses 478 428 349 165 76 43 28 -35% 355 49 -86%
All Other Offenses 11,528 10,256 3,621 1,827 961 501 178 -64% 6,808 547 -92%
Uncategorized Offenses 8,449 7,888 3,905 3,109 2,560 1,763 320 -82% 5,838 1,548 -73%
All Offenses 25,137 22,073 11,194 8,146 7,646 4,926 1,692 -66% 16,638 4,755 -71%

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 1,555 1,455 1,389 1,129 1,863 1,881 1,097 -42% 1,382 1,614 17%
Theft 10 10 8 12 20 23 11 -52% 10 18 80%
Fraud/Theft of Services 2,971 1,918 1,817 1,849 2,086 663 22 -97% 2,139 924 -57%
Vandalism 146 118 105 55 80 52 36 -31% 106 56 -47%
All Property Offenses 4,682 3,501 3,319 3,045 4,049 2,619 1,166 -55% 3,637 2,611 -28%

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 214 135 115 98 38 32 27 -16% 140 32 -77%
Public Drunkenness 264 293 234 67 38 11 1 -91% 214 17 -92%
All Drug Offenses 478 428 349 165 76 43 28 -35% 355 49 -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 1,214 1,152 1,254 1,016 407 161 76 -53% 1,159 215 -81%
Disorderly Conduct 2,070 1,555 920 448 312 210 68 -68% 1,248 197 -84%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 8,244 7,549 1,447 363 242 130 34 -74% 4,401 135 -97%
All Other Offenses 11,528 10,256 3,621 1,827 961 501 178 -64% 6,808 547 -92%