Crime alerts for Boyle Heights and 14 other L.A. neighborhoods

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.

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