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Crime alerts for Mid-Wilshire, Carthay and 21 other L.A. neighborhoods

June 3, 2012 |  9:42 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 23 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. Mid-Wilshire (A) was the most unusual, recording 13 reports compared with a weekly average of 3.5 over the last three months.

Carthay (J) topped the list of 14 neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded six property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 24–May 30, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Mid-Wilshire 3.5 13
 Brentwood 0.2 7
 Jefferson Park 2.4 8
 Echo Park 2.5 8
 South Park 6.8 12
 Harbor City 1.4 3
 Woodland Hills 1.9 4
 San Pedro 4.6 8
 Van Nuys 7.5 13
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Carthay 2.5 6
 Playa del Rey 3.4 9
 Leimert Park 13.7 22
 Shadow Hills 3.9 8
 Mission Hills 7.5 14
 Reseda 21.4 36
 Manchester Square 8.5 15
 Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw 22.8 31
 Century City 4.9 9
 Venice 24.0 33
 Windsor Square 2.8 5
 Chatsworth 19.6 28
 Winnetka 17.6 22
 Arleta 9.4 14
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