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.
Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Mid-Wilshire 2.611 Mid-City 3.88 Woodland Hills 1.75 East Hollywood 7.015 Echo Park 1.84 Harvard Heights 2.75 Studio City 0.63 Silver Lake 1.13 Jefferson Park3.17Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Exposition Park 17.429 Westlake 32.149 Glassell Park 4.910 Playa del Rey 3.16 Sunland 4.710 Mid-City 20.228 Harbor City 9.914 Fairfax 12.720 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.