Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 05/17/2024

Definitions | Limitations

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

  8%

1,076 Cases

All Offenses

  2%

638 Cases

Property Offenses

  0%

0 Cases

Drug Offenses

  11%

253 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
1,851
1,814
2,175
2,776
3,685
3,149
2,689
2,388
2,587
2,165
886
494
534
623
638
All Drug Offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
All Other Offenses
2,211
1,896
1,545
2,070
1,736
1,414
1,193
570
418
293
127
96
171
227
253
Uncategorized Offenses
3,596
3,352
4,165
4,648
5,545
6,269
1,846
576
373
284
103
84
165
150
185
All Offenses
7,658
7,062
7,885
9,494
10,966
10,832
5,728
3,534
3,378
2,742
1,116
677
870
1,000
1,076

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
961
867
945
907
717
717
686
530
872
864
714
309
344
396
441
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
204
177
152
611
1,645
1,259
927
841
1,177
894
24
25
48
44
51
517
590
884
1,015
1,038
977
944
959
476
378
116
142
112
156
131
149
145
123
109
109
101
79
39
57
29
32
17
30
27
15
19
33
71
134
176
95
53
19
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
All Property Offenses
1,851
1,814
2,175
2,776
3,685
3,149
2,689
2,388
2,587
2,165
886
494
534
623
638

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
3
0
0
0
All Drug Offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
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
1,407
1,230
1,113
1,356
1,146
937
765
363
243
154
72
40
62
104
171
571
414
268
553
377
226
181
140
141
118
55
53
100
116
78
230
244
161
152
208
248
238
63
32
18
0
3
9
7
4
3
8
3
9
5
3
9
4
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
All Other Offenses
2,211
1,896
1,545
2,070
1,736
1,414
1,193
570
418
293
127
96
171
227
253