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Crime alerts for Van Nuys and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

August 16, 2013|By Ben Welsh and Thomas Suh Lauder
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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.

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Van Nuys (A) was the most unusual, recording 14 reports compared with a weekly average of 7.8 over the last three months.

Windsor Square (F) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded eight property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 7–Aug. 13, 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  Van Nuys 7.8 14  Valley Glen 3.0 6  Chatsworth 0.8 4  Sherman Oaks 1.5 4  Westchester 2.8 7 Property crime up significantly NeighborhoodAverageReports  Windsor Square 2.6 8  Winnetka 17.4 31  Playa del Rey 4.4 11  Broadway-Manchester 15.2 26  Arlington Heights 7.0 12  Cheviot Hills 4.2 9 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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