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Crime alerts for Los Feliz, Encino and 15 other L.A. neighborhoods

September 30, 2012 |  9:09 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Los Feliz (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 1.5 over the last three months.

Encino (J) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 28 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 16.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Sept. 20–Sept. 26, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Los Feliz 1.5 5
 University Park 1.5 5
 Green Meadows 9.5 18
 Historic South-Central 9.9 18
 Arleta 1.1 3
 Pacoima 4.4 10
 Northridge 3.5 7
 Glassell Park 1.3 4
 Exposition Park 7.2 13
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Encino 16.5 28
 Mid-City 19.9 32
 Pico-Union 10.4 18
 Chinatown 3.9 9
 Lake Balboa 10.5 15
 Sylmar 22.9 31
 Highland Park 12.8 20
 North Hills 22.8 32
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