Initiation [Archived from February 13, 2018] | Last Updated 3 Oct 2018

This is an archived version of the Initiation dataset as it was originally released on February 13, 2018.

Tags: state's attorney, state's attorney case-level, archived

This dataset has the following 24 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
CASE_IDcase_idnumberInternal unique identifier for each case
CASE_PARTICIPANT_IDcase_participant_idnumberInternal unique identifier for each person associated with a case
PRIMARY_CHARGEprimary_chargecheckboxA flag for the top charge, usually the way the case is referred to
CHARGE_IDcharge_idnumberInternal unique identifier for each charge filed
CHARGE_VERSION_IDcharge_version_idnumberInternal unique identifier for each version of a charge associated with charges filed
OFFENSE_TITLEoffense_titletextThe specific title of the charge offense
CHAPTERchaptertextThe legal chapter for the charge
ACTacttextThe legal act for the charge
SECTIONsectiontextThe legal section for the charge
CLASSclasstextThe legal class of the charge
AOICaoictextAdministrative Office of the Illinois Courts ID for law of the charge
EVENTeventtextThe way the charge was brought about
EVENT_DATEevent_datecalendar_dateThe date the charges were brought about
AGE_AT_INCIDENTage_at_incidentnumberRecorded age at the time of the incident
GENDERgendertextRecorded gender of the defendant
RACEracetextRecorded race of the defendant
INCIDENT_BEGIN_DATEincident_begin_datetextDate of when the incident began
INCIDENT_END_DATEincident_end_datecalendar_dateDate of when the incident ended (this will be blank for incidents that did not go more than one day)
ARREST_DATEarrest_datecalendar_dateDate and time of arrest
LAW_ENFORCEMENT_AGENCYlaw_enforcement_agencytextLaw enforcement agency associated with the arrest
UNITunittextThe law enforcement unit associated with the arrest
INCIDENT_CITYincident_citytextThe city where the incident took place
RECEIVED_DATEreceived_datecalendar_dateDate when felony review received the case
ARRAIGNMENT_DATEarraignment_datecalendar_dateDate of the arraignment