Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 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. Chinatown (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.9 over the last three months.
Carthay (I) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded eight 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 April 22–April 28, the most recent seven days for which data are available.
Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Chinatown 0.93 Canoga Park 3.46 Harbor City 1.03 Van Nuys 5.911 Arleta 1.45 Northridge 2.75 Sherman Oaks 1.55 Westchester 1.74Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Carthay 2.58 Beverly Grove 19.839 Chatsworth 18.527 Panorama City 27.641 Larchmont 3.68 Rancho Park 4.06 Atwater Village 4.58 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.