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Crime alerts for Beverly Grove, 11 other L.A. neighborhoods

February 15, 2012 |  7:16 am

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. Beverly Grove (A) was the most unusual, recording seven reports compared with a weekly average of 1.6 over the last three months.

Winnetka (I) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 21 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 16.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Feb. 5–Feb. 11, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Beverly Grove 1.6 7
 Mid-Wilshire 2.8 8
 Highland Park 3.5 8
 Westchester 1.6 5
 Silver Lake 2.2 5
 Lake Balboa 1.6 5
 Fairfax 1.7 4
 Jefferson Park 4.0 6
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Winnetka 16.6 21
 Hollywood Hills West 8.2 14
 Lincoln Heights 8.0 15
 Montecito Heights 3.5 7