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Crime alerts for Tarzana, Echo Park and 16 other L.A. neighborhoods

June 4, 2011 |  8:31 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 18 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Tarzana (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.9 over the last three months.

Echo Park (H) topped the list of 11 neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 24 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 11.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 23–May 29, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder