Crime alerts for Elysian Park and six other L.A. neighborhoods

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

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

Mission Hills (F) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 15 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 8.5 over the last three months.


Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Feb. 2–Feb. 8, 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

Elysian Park 0.03
Northridge 1.76
North Hills 2.98
Cypress Park 0.93
San Pedro 4.78

Property crime up significantly

Mission Hills 8.515
Sun Valley 24.736

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