Crime alerts for Mid-Wilshire and 18 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 19 Los Angeles neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Thirteen neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Mid-Wilshire (A) was the most unusual, recording 13 reports compared with a weekly average of 2.6 over the last three months.

Westlake (N) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 50 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 32 over the last three months.


Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 27–May 3, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Violent crime up significantly

Mid-Wilshire 2.613
East Hollywood 7.017
Mid-City 3.88
Woodland Hills 1.75
Valley Glen 2.46
Studio City 0.64
Harbor City 1.03
Arlington Heights 1.74
Harvard Heights 2.75
Van Nuys 6.111
Canoga Park 3.76
Cypress Park 1.04
Silver Lake 1.13

Property crime up significantly

Westlake 32.050
Exposition Park 17.425
Atwater Village 3.98
Fairfax 12.721
Sunland 4.79
Beverly Grove 19.230

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