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Crime alerts for Shadow Hills and 11 other L.A. neighborhoods

March 26, 2012 |  6:45 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.

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Shadow Hills (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.2 over the last three months.

Sunland (H) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 12 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 5.2 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 15–March 21, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Shadow Hills 0.2 3
 Studio City 1.5 4
 Green Meadows 10.6 18
 Manchester Square 1.9 6
 Highland Park 3.3 8
 Central-Alameda 6.2 11
 Fairfax 1.2 3
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Sunland 5.2 12
 Beverly Crest 4.3 11
 Tujunga 6.8 14
 Valley Glen 22.3 37
 Beverly Grove 16.2 23