Criminal Court Reports and Dashboards

A collection of reports and dashboards related to criminal cases in the Massachusetts Court System.

Below is a list of available Massachusetts Trial Court statistical reports and interactive dashboards on criminal matters. Summary statistics reflect the type and volume of cases handled across the state over recent years.

Table of Contents

Interactive Dashboards

Data Files with Extracts of Case Information

  • 2022 Dataset
    The dataset contains 140,825 records. Each record represents a single criminal case that was filed in FY 2022 in the Boston Municipal or District Court department without data elements that will identify a specific case. The offense data reflects the lead charge (first criminal charge listed), though the total number of charges by type is also provided. Only criminal charges are included. Demographic data is reported for the defendant associated with the case, as submitted on criminal complaints from police or revised by Probation. Each defendant has a unique identifier and may appear multiple times in the dataset.
  • 2021 Dataset
    The dataset contains 129,236 records. Each record represents a single criminal case that was filed in FY 2021 in the Boston Municipal or District Court department without data elements that will identify a specific case. The offense data reflects the lead charge (first criminal charge listed), though the total number of charges by type is also provided. Only criminal charges are included. Demographic data is reported for the defendant associated with the case, as submitted on criminal complaints from police or revised by Probation. Each defendant has a unique identifier and may appear multiple times in the dataset.
  • 2020 Dataset
    The dataset contains 141,243 records. Each record represents a single criminal case that was filed in FY 2020 in the Boston Municipal or District Court department without data elements that will identify a specific case. The offense data reflects the lead charge (first criminal charge listed), though the total number of charges by type is also provided. Only criminal charges are included. Demographic data is reported for the defendant associated with the case, as submitted on criminal complaints from police or revised by Probation. Each defendant has a unique identifier and may appear multiple times in the dataset.
  • 2019 Dataset
    The dataset contains 170,763 records. Each record represents a single criminal case that was filed in FY 2019 in the Boston Municipal or District Court department without data elements that will identify a specific case. The offense data reflects the lead charge (first criminal charge listed), though the total number of charges by type is also provided. Only criminal charges are included. Demographic data is reported for the defendant associated with the case, as submitted on criminal complaints from police or revised by Probation. Each defendant has a unique identifier and may appear multiple times in the dataset.

Criminal Court Reports

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Last updated: December 16, 2022

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