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Crime alerts for Encino, Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw, 7 other L.A. neighborhoods

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

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

Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw (G) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 39 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 26.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 19-25, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  Encino 0.63  Venice 3.08  Valley Glen 2.56  Lake Balboa 1.13  Vermont Vista 8.915  Del Rey 0.83Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw 26.839  Vermont-Slauson 16.524  Windsor Square 1.94 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

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