Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 04/01/2020

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

  -50%

919 Cases

All Offenses

  -40%

631 Cases

Property Offenses

  212%

25 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -36%

101 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 1,337 1,204 1,014 841 1,079 1,055 631 -40% 1,099 922 -16%
All Drug Offenses 114 149 157 59 26 8 25 212% 120 20 -83%
All Other Offenses 2,798 2,720 1,286 493 346 159 101 -36% 1,824 202 -89%
Uncategorized Offenses 2,116 2,165 1,165 758 665 634 162 -74% 1,551 487 -69%
All Offenses 6,365 6,238 3,622 2,151 2,116 1,856 919 -50% 4,594 1,630 -65%

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 477 448 406 333 513 510 595 17% 416 539 30%
Theft 3 4 2 5 2 7 5 -29% 4 5 25%
Fraud/Theft of Services 818 709 566 490 544 524 19 -96% 646 362 -44%
Vandalism 39 43 40 13 20 14 12 -14% 34 15 -56%
All Property Offenses 1,337 1,204 1,014 841 1,079 1,055 631 -40% 1,099 922 -16%

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 49 33 43 28 11 2 24 1100% 38 12 -68%
Public Drunkenness 65 116 114 31 15 6 1 -83% 82 7 -91%
All Drug Offenses 114 149 157 59 26 8 25 212% 120 20 -83%

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 263 225 262 251 165 53 44 -17% 250 87 -65%
Disorderly Conduct 598 466 393 156 119 76 40 -47% 403 78 -81%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 1,937 2,029 631 86 62 30 17 -43% 1,171 36 -97%
All Other Offenses 2,798 2,720 1,286 493 346 159 101 -36% 1,824 202 -89%