Crime alerts for Encino and 16 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 L.A. 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. Encino (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Chesterfield Square (N) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 13 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 8.6 over the last three months.


Two neighborhoods triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for June 28–July 4, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Violent crime up significantly

Encino 0.84
Watts 11.023
Vermont Knolls 7.515
Green Meadows 7.515
Downtown 17.527
Pacoima 5.915
Pico-Union 5.310
Los Feliz 1.84
Hollywood 13.220
Mid-City 5.010
Winnetka 2.35
Mar Vista 0.83
El Sereno 1.74

Property crime up significantly

Chesterfield Square 8.613
Lake Balboa 9.214
Harvard Heights 6.410
Encino 13.819
Toluca Lake 4.08
Pico-Union 12.418

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