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Crime alerts for Hollywood Hills West, 13 other L.A. neighborhoods

June 9, 2012 | 11:12 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 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. Hollywood Hills West (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.6 over the last three months.

Carthay (I) topped the list of six 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 31–June 6, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Hollywood Hills West 0.6 4
 Sunland 0.5 4
 Los Feliz 1.3 3
 Downtown 21.5 37
 Venice 3.5 6
 Vermont-Slauson 8.3 14
 Harbor City 1.6 4
 Jefferson Park 2.5 5
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Carthay 2.5 6
 Central-Alameda 16.8 36
 Playa del Rey 3.5 8
 Vermont Vista 13.5 23
 Fairfax 13.8 19
 Arleta 9.6 15