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Crime alerts for Green Meadows, Mar Vista, 13 other neighborhoods

September 28, 2012 | 10:48 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Green Meadows (A) was the most unusual, recording 19 reports compared with a weekly average of 9.5 over the last three months.

Mar Vista (H) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 21 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 10.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Sept. 19–Sept. 25, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Green Meadows 9.5 19
 Historic South-Central 9.9 19
 Pacoima 4.4 12
 San Pedro 5.8 11
 Glassell Park 1.3 5
 Arleta 1.1 3
 Northridge 3.5 7
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Mar Vista 10.6 21
 Chesterfield Square 7.2 15
 Lake Balboa 10.5 17
 Chinatown 3.9 10
 Encino 16.5 26
 Leimert Park 17.4 23
 Mid-City 19.9 29
 Highland Park 12.8 20
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