Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 08/03/2020

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

  -64%

1,324 Cases

All Offenses

  -54%

932 Cases

Property Offenses

  -34%

27 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -61%

141 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 3,236 2,694 2,338 2,040 2,885 2,016 932 -54% 2,577 1,944 -25%
All Drug Offenses 341 336 299 120 55 41 27 -34% 274 41 -85%
All Other Offenses 8,080 7,841 2,857 1,424 681 366 141 -61% 5,050 396 -92%
Uncategorized Offenses 5,910 6,100 2,877 2,101 1,676 1,231 224 -82% 4,247 1,044 -75%
All Offenses 17,567 16,971 8,371 5,685 5,297 3,654 1,324 -64% 12,148 3,425 -72%

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 1,097 1,074 1,008 800 1,354 1,311 876 -33% 995 1,180 19%
Theft 6 5 6 8 7 14 8 -43% 6 10 67%
Fraud/Theft of Services 2,024 1,517 1,240 1,193 1,473 660 19 -97% 1,494 717 -52%
Vandalism 109 98 84 39 51 31 29 -6% 82 37 -55%
All Property Offenses 3,236 2,694 2,338 2,040 2,885 2,016 932 -54% 2,577 1,944 -25%

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 153 103 101 64 29 30 26 -13% 105 28 -73%
Public Drunkenness 188 233 198 56 26 11 1 -91% 169 13 -92%
All Drug Offenses 341 336 299 120 55 41 27 -34% 274 41 -85%

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 952 822 841 872 295 101 58 -43% 872 151 -83%
Disorderly Conduct 1,457 1,135 796 317 221 161 52 -68% 926 145 -84%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 5,671 5,884 1,220 235 165 104 31 -70% 3,252 100 -97%
All Other Offenses 8,080 7,841 2,857 1,424 681 366 141 -61% 5,050 396 -92%