Crime alerts for San Pedro and three other L.A. neighborhoods

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

Two neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. San Pedro (A) was the most unusual, recording 13 reports compared with a weekly average of 3.8 over the last three months.

Valley Village (C) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 21 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 15.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Jan. 12–Jan. 18, the most recent seven days for which data are available.


-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
San Pedro 3.8 13
Montecito Heights 0.7 4

Property crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
Valley Village 15.5 21
Chesterfield Square 9.8 13

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