Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in nine L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.
Eight neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Echo Park (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 1.6 over the last three months.
Lake View Terrace (I) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded five property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.
Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Dec. 28–Jan. 3, 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 Echo Park 1.65 Wilmington 3.68 Arleta 1.46 Exposition Park 5.010 East Hollywood 7.112 Vermont-Slauson 6.211 Fairfax 1.13 Broadway-Manchester 5.29Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Lake View Terrace 2.55 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.