Saturday, July 18, 2015

BY THE NUMBERS: How Does The 2015 Pride Parade Compare To Recent Years?

Some apples-to-apples comparisons of recent Chicago Pride Parades. Sources are linked:

Parade Length
2015: 4 hours 42 minutes
2014: 3 hours 10 minutes
2013: 2 hours 45 minutes

Parade Entries
2015: 223
2014: 232
2013: 215

Parade-Related Arrests
2015: 52
2014: 46
2013: 46

Cars Towed
2015: 206
2014: 189
2013: Info unavailable

EMS Activity
2015: 115 ambulance runs, 60 transports
2014: Info not released
2013: Info not released

Streets Reopened To Public
2015: 7:42PM
2014: 6:50PM
2013: Info not released

Stabbing/Gunshot Victims
2015: 3 stabbing victims
2014: 1 gunshot victim
2013: None

Robberies
2015: 3
2014: 5
2013: 4

Aggravated Batteries
2015: 8 
2014: 3
2013: 2

Resisting Police Arrests
2015: 2
2014: 0
2013: 0

Weapons Violations
2015:1
2014:0
2013 0

ANOVs Issued (Tickets for drinking in public, smoking pot, etc)
2015: Information not released by city
2014: 230
2013: 10 
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