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Crime alerts for Gramercy Park, Mission Hills, 18 other L.A. neighborhoods

September 06, 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 20 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Twelve neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Gramercy Park (A) was the most unusual, recording 10 reports compared with a weekly average of 3.2 over the last three months.

Mission Hills (M) topped the list of 10 neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 17 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 7.4 over the last three months.

Two neighborhoods triggered alerts for violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 26–Sept. 1, 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  Gramercy Park 3.2 10  Northridge 2.2 7  Vermont Square 13.1 22  Hyde Park 8.1 15  Van Nuys 8.3 17  Fairfax 1.3 4  Harvard Park 3.8 8  Los Feliz 1.7 4  Wilmington 3.5 7  North Hollywood 5.2 11  San Pedro 4.5 9  Panorama City 6.0 8 Property crime up significantly NeighborhoodAverageReports  Mission Hills 7.4 17  Historic South-Central 24.2 35  Shadow Hills 3.9 8  West Los Angeles 7.8 13  Pacific Palisades 6.6 15  Echo Park 12.5 18  Northridge 25.6 38  Playa del Rey 4.6 10  Reseda 19.3 23  Harvard Park 10.0 13 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

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