Jump in property crime puts Bel-Air on crime alert

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 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. Tujunga (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Bel-Air (I) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded seven property crimes compared with its weekly average of 1.8 over the last three months.


Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 18–May 24, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Violent crime up significantly

Tujunga 0.83
Sun Valley 3.38
Valley Village 1.03
Northridge 2.76
Florence 10.018
Echo Park 2.05
Leimert Park 2.48
Lake Balboa 1.24

Property crime up significantly

Bel-Air 1.87
Mount Washington 3.27
Pico-Union 11.918
Harvard Heights 5.98

What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.