Crime alerts for Fairfax, Playa del Rey and eight other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime alerts for Fairfax, Playa del Rey and eight other L.A. neighborhoods (Google Maps / May 26, 2013)

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 10 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. Fairfax (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Playa del Rey (G) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded seven property crimes compared with its weekly average of 3.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 17-23, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Violent crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Fairfax 0.8 3
 Florence 10.0 19
 Northridge 2.7 6
 Tarzana 2.0 7
 Canoga Park 3.8 6
 Woodland Hills 1.9 5
Property crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Playa del Rey 3.5 7
 Harvard Heights 5.9 9
 Bel-Air 1.8 6
 Mount Washington 3.2 6