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Crime alerts for Hancock Park and 11 other L.A. neighborhoods

September 25, 2012 |  7:23 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.

10 neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Hancock Park (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.6 over the last three months.

Mar Vista (K) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 19 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 10.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Sept. 16–Sept. 22, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Hancock Park 0.6 4
 Northridge 3.6 11
 Mission Hills 1.3 5
 Glassell Park 1.4 6
 Chesterfield Square 1.9 5
 University Park 1.5 4
 Adams-Normandie 2.8 6
 Arleta 1.2 3
 Exposition Park 6.8 13
 Mid-City 4.8 9
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Mar Vista 10.6 19
 Lake Balboa 10.5 17