Criminal Court Filing Statistics
Learn more about 2020 Criminal Filings in Hennepin County.
In 2020, the total number of Criminal Court
filings was 266,744. In general, even before the covid-19 pandemic, Hennepin County Criminal Court filings have been declining between 2017 and 2020 as the trendline suggests.
The total number of filings were down slightly in 2020 compared to 2017. However, the number of felony filings in Hennepin County District Court have been relatively stable between 2017 and 2020.
In total, non-felony filings (Gross Misdemeanors, Misdemeanors, and Petty Misdemeanors) were down in 2020 compared to 2016, 2017, and 2018. All types of non-felonies saw a marked decrease in 2020 compared to prior years.
Non-Felony Filings, by Division
When breaking out the number of non-felony filings by the division in which the cases were filed, all divisions saw a significant decrease in non-felony filings. Note: the former Southdale courthouse closed in early 2019. In response to this closure, Hennepin County Criminal Court created "Division 4" in in place of Southdale, while also re-orienting the cities associated with Ridgedale and Brookdale.
Additional Criminal and Non-Criminal court filing data »
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