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.
Eight neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Mount Washington (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months.
Valley Glen (I) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 30 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 23.4 over the last three months.
Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 14 to July 20, the most recent seven days for which data are available.
Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Mount Washington 0.54 Lincoln Heights 2.26 Chatsworth 0.63 Broadway-Manchester 5.211 Downtown 18.328 Woodland Hills 2.36 Silver Lake 1.24 Green Meadows 8.515Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Valley Glen 23.430 Boyle Heights 27.634 Sherman Oaks 32.647 Atwater Village 4.99 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.