In 16 L.A. neighborhoods, crime reports are up significantly for the latest week, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.
Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Mid-Wilshire (A) was the most unusual, recording 11 reports compared with a weekly average of 2.6 over the last three months.
Exposition Park (J) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 29 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 17.4 over the last three months.
Mid-City (B) triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.
Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 29–May 5, the most recent seven days for which data are available.