By County Average Case Age
Where case age is known.
Case Age: The number of days between the start and close/adjudication of a case.
Based on data from 2021, the longest case was 2,862 days where the offender’s case was Amended from a DUI under 18 to a 1st DUI offense. The shortest case in 2021 was 11 days where the offender’s case was Bound Over on a 4th DUI. Throughout 2021, MADD Tennessee was able to determine from our data that as courtrooms across the state beginning to open, overall ages of cases trended downward. This is a positive trend as the longer a case moves through the judicial system the more likelihood of dismissal or amendment to charges.
Convictions Previous DUI Where previous conviction is known.
Unknown 6th Offense 5th Offense 4th Offense 3rd Offense 2nd Offense No Previous Recorded DUIs
Based on data collected from 2021, the following observations on recidivism rate for DUI offenders shows that of Previous DUI Conviction cases: Second offenses represent 11% Third offenses represent 4% Fourth offenses represent 1% Fifth offenses represent <1% Unknown represent <1%. Unknown includes other types of DUI charges (Under 18 and Driving while Impaired [18-20]) where previous charges are not accessible. From 2020 to 2021 Second offenses trended down by 2%. Third offense remained at a similar percentage. and fourth offenses trended down by 1%.
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