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Crime alerts for Venice and 8 other L.A. neighborhoods

August 10, 2013|By Ben Welsh and Thomas Suh Lauder, Los Angeles Times
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Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in nine L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Six neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Venice (A) was the most unusual, recording 23 reports compared with a weekly average of 4.0 over the last three months.

Elysian Park (G) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded six property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.2 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 31–Aug. 6, the most recent seven days for which data are available. This post was automatically created by an algorithm written by the authors.

Violent crime up significantly NeighborhoodAverageReports  Venice 4.0 23  Shadow Hills 0.3 4  Van Nuys 7.6 14  Canoga Park 2.8 6  Tarzana 1.5 4  Winnetka 2.2 5 Property crime up significantly NeighborhoodAverageReports  Elysian Park 2.2 6  Florence 22.9 35  Pacific Palisades 5.6 11 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

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ben.welsh@latimes.com

thomas.lauder@latimes.com

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