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Crime alerts for Carthay, Palms and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

August 14, 2012 |  7:25 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.

Ten neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Carthay (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.2 over the last three months.

Palms (D) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 21 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 12.8 over the last three months.

One neighborhood triggered alerts for violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 3–9, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Carthay 0.2 4
 Tujunga 1.2 4
 Hollywood Hills West 0.7 3
 Palms 1.2 3
 East Hollywood 7.8 12
 Sherman Oaks 1.9 6
 Panorama City 6.5 13
 North Hills 2.9 5
 Koreatown 9.9 13
 El Sereno 2.4 5
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Palms 12.8 21
 Sunland 4.8 10
 Larchmont 3.7 7
 Shadow Hills 4.7 10
 Elysian Park 2.0 4