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Crime alerts for Venice, West Hills and nine other L.A. neighborhoods

August 14, 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 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Venice (A) was the most unusual, recording 19 reports compared with a weekly average of 4.0 over the last three months.

West Hills (J) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 21 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 13.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 3–9, 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 19  Shadow Hills 0.3 4  Canoga Park 2.8 7  Van Nuys 7.6 15  Montecito Heights 0.7 3  Exposition Park 6.8 14  Brentwood 0.5 3  Winnetka 2.2 6  Hyde Park 7.6 12 Property crime up significantly NeighborhoodAverageReports  West Hills 13.5 21  Windsor Square 2.7 5 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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