Diversion Differences by Defendant Race/Ethnicity - Hispanic
In March 2020, there was a 8 percentage point difference in diversion rates between Hispanic and White defendants, with Hispanic defendants less likely to be diverted. In 2017, this difference was, on average, 10 percentage points.
The bar chart represents the diversion rate for Hispanic defendants minus the diversion rate for White defendants. The 2017 baseline was calculated as the average percentage difference in diversion rates between Hispanic and White defendants each month in 2017. Data on misdemeanors was not available for Cook County.