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Crime alerts for Encino, Cypress Park and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

July 3, 2012 |  9:41 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Encino (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.7 over the last three months.

Cypress Park (H) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded seven property crimes compared with its weekly average of 3.0 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for June 23–29, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Encino 0.7 3
 Sherman Oaks 2.0 6
 Tarzana 1.3 4
 Harvard Heights 2.9 7
 North Hollywood 5.8 11
 Vermont Vista 7.5 16
 Florence 11.4 17
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Cypress Park 3.0 7
 West Los Angeles 8.2 16
 Rancho Park 6.1 12
 University Park 19.2 27
 Chesterfield Square 6.4 11
 Vermont Square 26.0 41
 Bel-Air 1.4 3