What do these terms and measures on the dashboard mean?

Age Indicator: This is the age of the violator at the time of the violation. 

  • Adult is 25 years of age or older
  • Adult < 25 is 21 to 24 years of age
  • Minor is 17 to 21 years of age
  • Juvenile is 10 to 16 years of age
  • Unknown is when no age indicator is available 

Agency Name: This is who filed the offense. Offenses can be filed by a variety of agencies including the Victoria Police Department, the Victoria Fire Department, Code Enforcement, Victoria County Animal Control, and the Municipal Court when a case is filed by the Prosecutor. 

Offense: This is the type of cases filed in the municipal court which are all class c fine only misdemeanors, or administrative case filings such as animal hearings or property hearings. 

Number of incoming cases by year: This is the total number of all cases filed within the calendar year. 

Status: This is the status of the case at the time the report was generated or updated. 

  • Active: These cases are citations that have recently been filed with the court and have not had a court appearance occur.
  • Active Pending: These are cases actively moving through the system. They may be set up on a payment arrangement or a court date.
  • Disposed: These are cases that have been resolved. They are either paid, dismissed through compliance or deferred disposition, or dismissed by the state.
  • Inactive: These are cases are ones that have become inactive due to failure to appear or failure to pay.

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1. What is a data dashboard?
2. What do these terms and measures on the dashboard mean?
3. I have additional questions about this data that is not answered here. Can someone at the City of Victoria Municipal Court help me?