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Crime alerts for Vermont-Slauson and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

July 20, 2012 |  8:07 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 13 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. Vermont-Slauson (A) was the most unusual, recording 17 reports compared with a weekly average of 8.5 over the last three months.

Toluca Lake (H) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded nine property crimes compared with its weekly average of 3.4 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 10–July 16, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Vermont-Slauson 8.5 17
 Larchmont 0.5 3
 Koreatown 10.6 14
 Los Feliz 1.4 3
 Westlake 16.5 22
 Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw 5.6 12
 University Park 1.9 4
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Toluca Lake 3.4 9
 Glassell Park 6.7 10
 Fairfax 14.4 20
 West Hills 13.5 20
 El Sereno 7.6 12
 Encino 15.3 20