Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.
Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Boyle Heights (A) was the most unusual, recording 21 reports compared with a weekly average of 8.0 over the last three months.
Fairfax (J) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 24 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 13.5 over the last three months.
Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 18 to Aug. 24, the most recent seven days for which data are available. This post was automatically created by an algorithm written by the authors.
Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Boyle Heights 8.021 Panorama City 6.011 Leimert Park 2.97 Green Meadows 9.520 Chesterfield Square 2.77 East Hollywood 8.516 Wilmington 3.57 Gramercy Park 2.95 Lincoln Heights 2.15Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Fairfax 13.524 Hollywood 54.872 Adams-Normandie 5.112 Winnetka 18.133 Brentwood 11.921 Sylmar 24.933 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.