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.