Crime alerts for Chatsworth, Atwater Village and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime alerts for Chatsworth, Atwater Village and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods (Bing Maps / January 24, 2014)

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Ten neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Chatsworth (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 0.6 over the last three months.

Atwater Village (K) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 12 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 4.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Jan. 14–20, 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 significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Chatsworth 0.6 5
 Granada Hills 1.5 6
 Jefferson Park 3.2 9
 Los Feliz 1.5 5
 Vermont Vista 7.8 18
 Lincoln Heights 2.8 7
 Westlake 13.1 17
 East Hollywood 7.6 13
 Westchester 2.5 5
 South Park 4.7 8
Property crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Atwater Village 4.5 12
 Hollywood 48.5 62

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