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Latest complete week Jan. 10–Jan. 16

  • Crime reports provided by the L.A. County Sheriff lag behind events, in some cases for a few weeks. Sheriff's officials have said clerical staff shortages delay the processing of addresses needed to map crimes. Because of the delay, The Times’ Crime L.A. database does not provide short-term analysis or alerts about recent rises in crimes for areas patrolled by the sheriff.
  • Below is a list of crimes reported for Athens in the latest seven days. Keep in mind that the number of crimes reported for this time period may increase over the coming weeks as the Sheriff provides additional data.
Location Crime Date and time
1100 block of West Imperial Highway Grand theft auto Jan. 16, 2:57 a.m.
11800 block of Berendo Avenue Aggravated assault Jan. 15, midnight
1400 block of West Imperial Highway Aggravated assault Jan. 13, 12:57 p.m.
11700 block of South Vermont Avenue Robbery Jan. 12, 5:27 p.m.
11300 block of South Normandie Avenue Theft Jan. 12, 3:19 p.m.
11300 block of South Normandie Avenue Theft Jan. 12, 10:09 a.m.
11300 block of Normandie Avenue Theft Jan. 11, 7:07 a.m.

Six-month summary

41 violent
74 property
126.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, June 17, 2019 to Dec. 15, 2019
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 126.4 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Westmont and lower than Vermont Vista and Harbor Gateway.
  • The 2000 population count of 9,101 from the U.S. Census is used to calculate per-capita totals.

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 26/209
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Property crimes: 91/209
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Crime types

Violent crimes (41)
Property crimes (74)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • Athens is covered by one police jurisdiction.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Lennox Sheriff 4331 W Lennox Blvd. 310-671-7531


is an unincorporated area in the South L.A. region of Los Angeles County.
The neighboring communities are Gardena, Harbor Gateway, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Vermont Vista and Westmont.
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Athens is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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