Crime alerts for Harvard Heights and nine other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 10 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. Harvard Heights (A) was the most unusual, recording six reports compared with a weekly average of 2.4 over the last three months.

West Adams (F) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 14 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 7.7 over the last three months.


Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 21–July 27, 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

Harvard Heights 2.46
Wilmington 3.27
South Park 6.411
Downtown 18.827
Palms 2.25

Property crime up significantly

West Adams 7.714
Cypress Park 4.29
Montecito Heights 3.18
Arleta 10.419
Lincoln Heights 7.412

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