Crime alerts for Encino and 16 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Thirteen neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Encino (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Chesterfield Square (N) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 13 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 8.6 over the last three months.

Two neighborhoods triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for June 28–July 4, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  Encino 0.84  Watts 11.023  Vermont Knolls 7.515  Green Meadows 7.515  Downtown 17.527  Pacoima 5.915  Pico-Union 5.310  Los Feliz 1.84  Hollywood 13.220  Mid-City 5.010  Winnetka 2.35  Mar Vista 0.83  El Sereno 1.74Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  Chesterfield Square 8.613  Lake Balboa 9.214  Harvard Heights 6.410  Encino 13.819  Toluca Lake 4.08  Pico-Union 12.418 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

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