Crime alerts for Echo Park and eight other L.A. neighborhoods

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

Eight neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Echo Park (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 1.6 over the last three months.

Lake View Terrace (I) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded five property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.


Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Dec. 28–Jan. 3, 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

Echo Park 1.65
Wilmington 3.68
Arleta 1.46
Exposition Park 5.010
East Hollywood 7.112
Vermont-Slauson 6.211
Fairfax 1.13
Broadway-Manchester 5.29

Property crime up significantly

Lake View Terrace 2.55

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