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Crime alerts for Pacoima and nine other L.A. neighborhoods

October 23, 2012 |  9:40 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 10 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Three neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Pacoima (A) was the most unusual, recording 12 reports compared with a weekly average of 4.8 over the last three months.

Porter Ranch (D) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 14 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 5.2 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Oct. 14–Oct. 20, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Pacoima 4.8 12
 Green Meadows 10.6 17
 Winnetka 2.3 4
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Porter Ranch 5.2 14
 Hancock Park 5.8 12
 Arlington Heights 6.1 12
 Playa del Rey 4.9 10
 Sunland 3.7 8
 Atwater Village 5.1 10
 Boyle Heights 32.0 37