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Crime alerts for Fairfax and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

September 15, 2012 |  9:26 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Three neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Fairfax (A) was the most unusual, recording eight reports compared with a weekly average of 1.4 over the last three months.

Elysian Valley (D) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded three property crimes compared with its weekly average of 0.7 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Sept. 4–Sept. 10, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Fairfax 1.4 8
 Jefferson Park 3.7 12
 Wilmington 5.0 8
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Elysian Valley 0.7 3
 Lake Balboa 10.2 17
 Harbor City 9.5 14
 Valley Glen 24.9 35
 University Park 17.3 27
 Windsor Square 2.8 5
 Sawtelle 16.8 25
 Highland Park 13.8 19
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