Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 13 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. Arleta (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 1.4 over the last three months.
Elysian Valley (I) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded three 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 23–March 29, the most recent seven days for which data are available.
Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Arleta 1.45 Chesterfield Square 2.25 Koreatown 10.118 East Hollywood 7.615 Los Feliz 1.44 Vermont Square 10.319 Exposition Park 6.011 Sun Valley 3.57Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Elysian Valley 1.23 Vermont Vista 13.826 Beverly Grove 19.129 Jefferson Park7.811 Vermont-Slauson 16.523 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times