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Crime alerts for Winnetka, Sunland and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

October 25, 2012 |  9:51 am

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

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Winnetka (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.

Sunland (F) topped the list of nine neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 12 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 Oct. 16–Oct. 22, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Winnetka 2.5 5
 Mid-City 4.5 9
 Green Meadows 11.1 19
 Leimert Park 2.5 5
 North Hollywood 5.5 11
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Sunland 3.4 12
 Porter Ranch 5.2 12
 Playa del Rey 5.2 12
 Historic South-Central 20.8 36
 Larchmont 4.1 8
 Wilmington 20.9 32
 Vermont Vista 13.9 23
 Arlington Heights 6.6 11
 Los Feliz 14.1 23