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Crime alerts for Green Meadows, Vermont-Slauson and other areas

August 26, 2012 |  8:48 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Eleven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Green Meadows (A) was the most unusual, recording 20 reports compared with a weekly average of 9.7 over the last three months.

Vermont-Slauson (L) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 30 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 18.2 over the last three months.

Harvard Park (C) triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 17–Aug. 23, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Green Meadows 9.7 20
 Koreatown 11.0 19
 Harvard Park 3.9 7
 Florence 11.4 23
 North Hills 3.1 8
 Shadow Hills 0.5 4
 Broadway-Manchester 7.1 15
 Central-Alameda 7.3 13
 Chatsworth 1.2 3
 Harvard Heights 2.9 6
 Watts 12.3 18
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Vermont-Slauson 18.2 30
 Harvard Park 8.0 13
 Arleta 10.5 17
 Hancock Park 6.6 12
 Beverly Crest 2.8 6
 East Hollywood 25.2 32
 Leimert Park 16.0 25
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