The Summons Report: Trends in the Issuance and Disposition of Summonses in New York City, 2003-2013

This report examines the issuance and processing of criminal summonses in New York City. It includes longitudinal trends by New York City’s boroughs (i.e., the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island) as well as by age, gender, charge, disposition, and sentence/fines imposed. Additionally, this report examines the proportion of defective or legally insufficient summonses, and which summonses resulted in a warrant.