Chicago Police Department: Some New 2010 Numbers

For those who are interested in a more comprehensive report about juvenile arrests in Chicago (2009-2010), you can review our Arresting Justice report which was released in June 2011. However, today I noticed that the Chicago Police Department has officially released its 2010 Annual Report. It includes some findings that we didn’t have when we released Arresting Justice last year. Namely more details about how CPD handles station adjustments and the exact number of cases that CPS referred to juvenile and criminal courts.

Disposition of Juveniles Processed by the Department, 2009-2010

Source: Chicago Police Department 2010 Annual Report: A Year in Review

As you can see in the table below, many juvenile cases involve school absenteeism (43.4%) and curfew violations (27.1%).

Note: CPD defines youths as people under 17 years old in their annual report. Arresting Justice mostly defined youth as people under 18 years old.

**Status offenses are those if committed by an adult would not be crimes. These include running away, truancy and possession of cigarettes.

2009

2010

% Change

School Absentees

41,808

37,257

-10.9%

Curfew Violations

23,275

23,275

0.0%

Station Adjustments

7,471

8,773

17.4%

  • Referred to Agencies

1,826

2,764

51.4%

  • Referred to family

5,645

6,009

6.4%

Directed to Juvenile Court

12,603

16,138

28.0%

Directed to Criminal Court

104

77

-26.0%

Released w/out charging

117

101

-13.7%

Status Offenses

169

256

51.5%

TOTAL

85,430

85,7760

0.4%

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