Crime alerts for Cypress Park, Silver Lake and 9 other areas


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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.

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


Silver Lake (E) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 26 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 13.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Dec. 2–Dec. 8, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
Cypress Park 0.8 4
Mount Washington 0.5 3
Koreatown 12.1 18
Hyde Park 7.7 15

Property crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
Silver Lake 13.5 26
Harbor Gateway 18.8 29
Watts 17.6 30
Manchester Square 6.8 13
Pico-Union 14.0 25
Elysian Park 1.7 4
Gramercy Park 7.0 12

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