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.
Eight 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.
Elysian Valley (I) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded five property crimes compared with its weekly average of 1.2 over the last three months.
Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 20-26, the most recent seven days for which data are available.
Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Encino 0.63 Venice 3.08 Tujunga 0.83 Vermont Square 10.320 Vermont Vista 8.916 Chesterfield Square 2.24 Del Rey 0.83 Valley Glen 2.55Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Elysian Valley 1.25 Vermont-Slauson 16.524 Toluca Lake 4.58 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.