Summary Offense Charges

Year to Date Through 06/07/2020

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

  -60%

1,175 Cases

All Offenses

  -49%

827 Cases

Property Offenses

  -29%

27 Cases

Drug Offenses

  -56%

128 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 2,322 2,045 1,712 1,431 2,060 1,629 827 -49% 1,878 1,505 -20%
All Drug Offenses 239 276 264 111 42 38 27 -29% 222 36 -84%
All Other Offenses 5,784 5,606 2,333 979 541 293 128 -56% 3,676 321 -91%
Uncategorized Offenses 4,378 4,485 2,179 1,473 1,239 990 193 -81% 3,129 807 -74%
All Offenses 12,723 12,412 6,488 3,994 3,882 2,950 1,175 -60% 8,904 2,669 -70%

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 829 803 767 591 993 941 779 -17% 748 904 21%
Theft 3 5 4 6 6 9 8 -11% 4 8 100%
Fraud/Theft of Services 1,410 1,155 878 808 1,016 656 19 -97% 1,063 564 -47%
Vandalism 80 82 63 26 45 23 21 -9% 63 30 -52%
All Property Offenses 2,322 2,045 1,712 1,431 2,060 1,629 827 -49% 1,878 1,505 -20%

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 107 87 88 61 22 29 26 -10% 86 26 -70%
Public Drunkenness 132 189 176 50 20 9 1 -89% 137 10 -93%
All Drug Offenses 239 276 264 111 42 38 27 -29% 222 36 -84%

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 686 544 608 559 237 82 53 -35% 599 124 -79%
Disorderly Conduct 1,113 879 685 248 180 130 45 -65% 731 118 -84%
Minor Violations (Open Container, Public Urination, Smoking Violation) 3,985 4,183 1,040 172 124 81 30 -63% 2,345 78 -97%
All Other Offenses 5,784 5,606 2,333 979 541 293 128 -56% 3,676 321 -91%