Crime alerts for Boyle Heights and 14 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Boyle Heights (A) was the most unusual, recording 21 reports compared with a weekly average of 8.0 over the last three months.

Fairfax (J) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 24 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 Aug. 18 to Aug. 24, the most recent seven days for which data are available. This post was automatically created by an algorithm written by the authors.

Violent crime up significantly

Boyle Heights 8.021
Panorama City 6.011
Leimert Park 2.97
Green Meadows 9.520
Chesterfield Square 2.77
East Hollywood 8.516
Wilmington 3.57
Gramercy Park 2.95
Lincoln Heights 2.15

Property crime up significantly

Fairfax 13.524
Hollywood 54.872
Adams-Normandie 5.112
Winnetka 18.133
Brentwood 11.921
Sylmar 24.933

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