Crime alerts for Westwood and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 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. Westwood (A) was the most unusual, recording three incidents compared with a weekly average of 0.6 over the last three months.

Beverlywood (J) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded five property crimes compared with its weekly average of 1.4 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Oct. 13–Oct. 19, 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  Westwood 0.63  Arleta 1.54  Sylmar 3.19  Palms 2.15  Valley Village 0.73  Encino 1.43  Del Rey 0.85  Lake Balboa 1.43  Adams-Normandie 2.34Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  Beverlywood 1.45  Chatsworth 17.528 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

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