Crime alerts for Encino, Hancock Park, 8 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 10 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Encino (A) was the most unusual, recording six reports compared with a weekly average of 0.7 over the last three months.

Hancock Park (J) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded 14 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 7.8 over the last three months.


Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 7-13, 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

Encino 0.76
Vermont Knolls 7.517
Central-Alameda 5.311
Fairfax 1.13
Granada Hills 0.86
Manchester Square 3.710
Reseda 3.89
Mission Hills 0.93
Koreatown 10.516

Property crime up significantly

Hancock Park 7.814

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