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Crime alerts for Leimert Park and 15 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 8, 2012 |  6:56 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 16 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Leimert Park (A) was the most unusual, recording six reports compared with a weekly average of 1.5 over the last three months.

Playa Vista (J) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 10 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 4.0 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.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Leimert Park 1.5 6
 Valley Glen 2.8 9
 Jefferson Park 2.4 6
 Koreatown 9.8 15
 Tujunga 0.8 4
 Sun Valley 3.5 7
 Del Rey 0.9 4
 Canoga Park 3.2 7
 Exposition Park 5.5 9
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Playa Vista 4.0 10
 Adams-Normandie 4.4 10
 Porter Ranch 7.7 14
 Playa del Rey 3.5 7
 Brentwood 11.2 15
 Harbor City 9.9 19
 Pico-Robertson 7.2 12
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