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Crime alerts for Tarzana, Chinatown and nine other neighborhoods

July 1, 2012 |  9:05 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Tarzana (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 1.3 over the last three months.

Chinatown (F) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded six property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.9 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for June 21–27, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Tarzana 1.3 4
 Sherman Oaks 2.0 5
 Vermont Vista 7.5 18
 Manchester Square 3.1 7
 Westchester 2.5 4
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Chinatown 2.9 6
 Glassell Park 6.5 9
 University Park 19.2 26
 Hollywood Hills 15.0 24
 Hollywood 55.2 68
 Bel-Air 1.4 3