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Crime alerts for Cypress Park, Palms, 13 other L.A. neighborhoods

October 31, 2013|By Ben Welsh and Thomas Suh Lauder
  • This map shows the 15 L.A. neighborhoods where crime reports were up significantly in the latest week.
This map shows the 15 L.A. neighborhoods where crime reports were up significantly… (Bing Maps )

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Eight neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Cypress Park (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Palms (I) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 29 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 15.1 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Oct. 20–Oct. 26, 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  Cypress Park 0.8 3  Chesterfield Square 3.2 10  Mid-City 5.5 11  Sun Valley 4.2 10  Adams-Normandie 2.5 5  University Park 1.4 4  Harvard Park 3.7 7  Arlington Heights 2.3 4 Property crime up significantly NeighborhoodAverageReports  Palms 15.1 29  Rancho Park 4.3 10  Reseda 21.0 30  Beverlywood 1.4 3  Vermont Knolls 12.5 18  Lake Balboa 10.1 15  Bel-Air 1.0 3 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

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