Criminal Court Filing Statistics
In 2015, the total number of Criminal Court
filings was 50165, continuing the downward trend in Criminal Court filings since 2012.
While the total number of filings were down in 2015 compared to 2014, the number of Felony filings in 2015 was up from 2014. While there were increases in Weapons, Drug, Property, Other Person, and "Other" Felonies, the number of Homicides and Sex Crimes Criminal filings were down.
In total, non-Felony filings (Gross Misdemeanors, Misdemeanors, and Petty Misdemeanors) were down for the fourth year in a row in 2015. Gross Misdemeanor and Common Misdemeanor filings were down compared to 2014, while more Petty Misdemeanors were filed in 2015 than 2014.
Non-Felony Filings, by Division
When breaking out the number of non-Felony filings by the division in which the cases were filed, there was a drop in the number of filings Downtown, with slight increases in all of the suburban districts.
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