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Crime alerts for Jefferson Park and 13 other L.A. neighborhoods

June 4, 2012 |  7:07 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Jefferson Park (A) was the most unusual, recording eight reports compared with a weekly average of 2.4 over the last three months.

Carthay (J) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded five 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 26–June 1, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Jefferson Park 2.4 8
 Mid-Wilshire 3.5 10
 Brentwood 0.2 6
 Woodland Hills 1.9 5
 Venice 3.2 5
 Downtown 20.4 29
 Harbor City 1.4 3
 El Sereno 2.6 5
 Koreatown 10.2 13
Property crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Carthay 2.5 5
 Century City 4.9 9
 Mount Washington 3.4 8
 Windsor Square 2.8 5
 Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw 22.8 29
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