Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 02/23/2020

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

  -47%

627 Cases

All Offenses

  -38%

442 Cases

Property Offenses

  200%

18 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -38%

55 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 795 776 573 525 614 710 442 -38% 667 589 -12%
All Drug Offenses 54 71 80 23 15 6 18 200% 57 13 -77%
All Other Offenses 1,579 1,470 735 259 201 88 55 -38% 1,011 115 -89%
Uncategorized Offenses 1,198 1,135 651 421 381 368 112 -70% 851 287 -66%
All Offenses 3,626 3,452 2,039 1,228 1,211 1,172 627 -47% 2,586 1,003 -61%

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 274 283 243 207 254 286 415 45% 252 318 26%
Theft 2 2 0 3 2 5 3 -40% 2 3 50%
Fraud/Theft of Services 499 458 304 306 346 409 15 -96% 392 257 -34%
Vandalism 20 33 26 9 12 10 9 -10% 22 10 -55%
All Property Offenses 795 776 573 525 614 710 442 -38% 667 589 -12%

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 18 18 13 10 8 1 17 1600% 15 9 -40%
Public Drunkenness 36 53 67 13 7 5 1 -80% 42 4 -90%
All Drug Offenses 54 71 80 23 15 6 18 200% 57 13 -77%

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 133 118 140 136 94 33 32 -3% 132 53 -60%
Disorderly Conduct 314 262 220 80 77 41 17 -59% 219 45 -79%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 1,132 1,090 375 43 30 14 6 -57% 660 17 -97%
All Other Offenses 1,579 1,470 735 259 201 88 55 -38% 1,011 115 -89%