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Crime alerts for Hancock Park and eight other L.A. neighborhoods

April 14, 2012 | 10:13 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in nine 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. Hancock Park (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months.

Elysian Park (H) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded six property crimes compared with its weekly average of 1.2 over the last three months.

One neighborhood, Pico-Union (B), triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 5–April 11, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Hancock Park 0.5 4
 Pico-Union 5.6 11
 Palms 1.5 4
 Arleta 1.3 5
 Sun Valley 3.5 8
 Lake Balboa 1.2 3
 Mid-City 4.6 9
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Elysian Park 1.2 6
 Pico-Union 12.2 18
 Atwater Village 3.8 7