Crime alerts for Palms and eight other L.A. neighborhoods
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in nine L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database.
Six neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Palms (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 1.4 over the last three months.
Along with Palms, Koreatown (B) triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.
Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 9–Aug. 15, the most recent seven days for which data are available.