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Crime alerts for Winnetka, Sunland and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

October 28, 2012 | 10:59 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Four neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Winnetka (A) was the most unusual, recording six reports compared with a weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.

Sunland (E) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 10 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 3.4 over the last three months.

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

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Winnetka 2.5 6
 Leimert Park 2.5 5
 Los Feliz 1.5 4
 Arleta 1.5 5
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Sunland 3.4 10
 Canoga Park 29.8 39
 Hancock Park 5.9 12
 Porter Ranch 5.2 11
 Northridge 30.1 47
 Mid-Wilshire 22.7 30
 Echo Park 12.1 18
 Reseda 25.1 36