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Crime alerts for West Hills and 15 other L.A. neighborhoods

September 4, 2012 | 10:34 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 16 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. West Hills (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.3 over the last three months.

East Hollywood (G) topped the list of 11 neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 43 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 24.5 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. 25 to Aug. 31, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 West Hills 0.3 3
 Florence 12.2 26
 Reseda 3.9 10
 Pico-Union 4.7 9
 North Hills 3.2 7
 West Adams 3.8 11
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 East Hollywood 24.5 43
 Pico-Robertson 6.2 15
 Montecito Heights 4.0 10
 Mission Hills 7.7 14
 Westwood 10.4 17
 Toluca Lake 3.8 9
 Arleta 10.6 15
 West Hills 13.8 19
 Cypress Park 3.2 6
 Sawtelle 16.5 24
 Beverly Crest 2.6 5
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