Crime alerts for Central-Alameda and 11 other L.A. neighborhoods


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Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 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. Central-Alameda (A) was the most unusual, recording 14 reports compared with a weekly average of 5.8 over the last three months.


Larchmont (G) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded nine property crimes compared with its weekly average of four over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Feb. 10–Feb. 16, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
Central-Alameda 5.8 14
Mission Hills 0.8 3
Mar Vista 0.8 4
Sylmar 2.5 6
Highland Park 2.9 7
North Hills 2.9 6

Property crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
Larchmont 4.0 9
Montecito Heights 5.2 10
Sun Valley 26.5 39
Arlington Heights 5.6 11
Canoga Park 31.4 44
Bel-Air 1.6 4

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