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Crime alerts: L.A.'s Jefferson Park, Broadway-Manchester

April 27, 2012 |  8:08 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Three neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Jefferson Park (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 2.2 over the last three months.

Broadway-Manchester (D) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 26 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 14.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 17–April 23, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Jefferson Park 2.2 5
 University Park 1.5 4
 Silver Lake 1.5 4
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Broadway-Manchester 14.6 26
 Pacoima 21.7 31
 Harbor City 9.3 19
 Manchester Square 7.5 15
 Chinatown 2.8 6
 Vermont-Slauson 16.2 22
 Historic South-Central 23.7 33
 Vermont Square 21.5 32