Crime alerts for Brentwood and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods


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Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Six neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Brentwood (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.2 over the last three months.


El Sereno (G) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 17 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 8.2 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Nov. 25–Dec. 1, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
Brentwood 0.2 3
Sunland 0.8 5
North Hollywood 5.2 14
Cypress Park 1.0 3
Sawtelle 1.2 5
Echo Park 1.9 4

Property crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
El Sereno 8.2 17
West Los Angeles 7.6 13
Boyle Heights 34.8 49
Larchmont 4.6 8
Adams-Normandie 5.7 10

What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.