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Crime alerts for Koreatown and 18 other L.A. neighborhoods

August 25, 2012 |  9:16 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 19 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

15 neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Koreatown (A) was the most unusual, recording 19 reports compared with a weekly average of 11.0 over the last three months.

Vermont-Slauson (P) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 28 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 18.2 over the last three months.

One neighborhood triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 16–Aug. 22, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Vermont-Slauson 18.2 28
 Harvard Park 8.0 12
 Hancock Park 6.6 11
 Beverly Crest 2.8 6
 Leimert Park 16.0 26