In Summer, Burglaries Fall in Most (Not All) of LA
Burglaries in the City of Los Angeles fell by 19% in June to 1138 reports, compared with 1351 in May. This is also 12% less than the 1,308 in June 2017.
But not all neighborhoods experienced the change in the same way.
Downtown topped the chart again with 36 burglaries in June, a 5% decrease from last month’s count of 38.
Adams Normandie tied for the sharpest percentage increase, rising 125% from May to 9 burglaries in June.
Vermont Slauson also rose to 9 burglaries in June, a 125% increase from May.
Lake View Terrace had the steepest drop, with an 90% decrease, to only 1 burglary in June.
Here are the neighborhoods where burglary rose the fastest in June.
(May to June):
|1.||Adams Normandie||4 —> 9||125%|
|2.||Vermont Slauson||4 —> 9||125%|
|3.||Harbor City||5 —> 10||100%|
|4.||Mount Washington||1 —> 2||100%|
|5.||Playa Del Rey||3 —> 6||100%|
|6.||Sylmar||8 —> 16||100%|
Here are the neighborhoods where burglary dropped the most (May to June):
|1.||Lake View Terrace||10 —> 1||-90%|
|2.||Mission Hills||6 —> 1||-83%|
|3.||Cheviot Hills||14 —> 3||-79%|
|4.||Baldwin Hills Crenshaw||18 —> 4||-79%|
|5.||Rancho Park||12 —> 3||-75%|
Other neighborhoods also saw some noteworthy increases:
|Granada Hills||13 —> 23||77%|
|Boyle Heights||12 —> 21||75%|
|Eagle Rock||12 —> 21||75%|
|Westlake||19 —> 30||58%|
|Van Nuys||26 —> 35||35%|
Decreases as well.
|Koreatown||39 —> 21||-46%|
|Mid Wilshire||24 —> 12||-50%|
|Valley Village||14 —> 4||-71%|
We collect and sort the data produced by the Los Angeles Police Department. For burglary (breaking into a home or office), we count both actual and attempted incidents. We use neighborhood boundaries established by The Los Angeles Times. Find more details about our data here.
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