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Crime alerts for Vermont-Slauson and six other L.A. neighborhoods

November 23, 2012 |  6:45 am

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

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Vermont-Slauson (A) was the most unusual, recording 20 reports compared with a weekly average of 10.2 over the last three months.

Vermont Square (F) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 39 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 25.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Nov. 14 to Nov. 20, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Vermont-Slauson 10.2 20
 Palms 1.2 4
 Rancho Park 0.2 3
 Chesterfield Square 2.8 10
 Hollywood 14.8 22
Property crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Vermont Square 25.5 39
 Glassell Park 6.8 11
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