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

October 3, 2012 |  7:34 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.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Northridge (A) was the most unusual, recording nine reports compared with a weekly average of 3.4 over the last three months.

North Hollywood (J) topped the list of 10 neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 55 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 41.1 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Sept. 23–Sept. 29, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Northridge 3.4 9
 Pacoima 4.4 11
 Los Feliz 1.5 4
 University Park 1.5 4
 Historic South-Central 9.9 16
 Green Meadows 9.5 15
 San Pedro 5.8 9
 Beverly Crest 0.2 3
 Westchester 1.8 4
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 North Hollywood 41.1 55
 Encino 16.5 28
 Montecito Heights 4.3 10
 Harvard Heights 7.3 12
 Leimert Park 17.4 23
 North Hills 22.8 34
 Chinatown 3.9 9
 Chesterfield Square 7.2 12
 Pico-Union 10.4 16
 Van Nuys 49.5 60
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