Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.
Four neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Reseda (A) was the most unusual, recording seven reports compared with a weekly average of 3.5 over the last three months.
Harvard Heights (E) topped the list of 11 neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 14 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 5.9 over the last three months.
Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 15–May 21, the most recent seven days for which data are available.
Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Reseda 3.57 Echo Park 2.06 Florence 10.017 Winnetka 1.94Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports Harvard Heights 5.914 Playa del Rey 3.58 Cheviot Hills 3.19 Pico-Union 11.819 Hancock Park 6.812 West Los Angeles 7.916 Bel-Air 1.85 Century City 4.59 Rancho Park 4.58 Mount Washington 3.26 Vermont Square 22.731 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times