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Athens

Latest complete week June 26–July 2

  • 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
1300 block of West 118th Street Burglary July 2, 1:15 p.m.
1700 block of West Imperial Highway Theft July 1, 10:48 p.m.
11400 block of South Vermont Avenue Theft from vehicle June 30, 7:45 p.m.
11700 block of Budlong Avenue Aggravated assault June 30, 3 a.m.
11400 block of South Vermont Avenue Aggravated assault June 29, 7:27 p.m.
1700 block of West Imperial Highway Burglary June 28, 8 p.m.
1100 block of West 119th Street Theft from vehicle June 28, 10 a.m.
1300 block of West Poindexter Street Grand theft auto June 28, 7:27 a.m.
11400 block of Wester Avenue Aggravated assault June 27, 8:54 p.m.
1200 block of Imperial Highway Burglary June 27, 5:56 p.m.
1000 block of West 123rd Street Grand theft auto June 27, 1:07 a.m.
1600 block of Imperial Highway Theft June 26, 2:05 p.m.

Six-month summary

82 violent
crimes
124 property
crimes
226.3 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, Nov. 28, 2016 to May 28, 2017
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 226.3 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Westmont and Harbor Gateway and lower than Vermont Vista.
  • 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: 15/209
Athens
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Property crimes: 70/209
Athens
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Crime types

Violent crimes (82)
Property crimes (124)

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

Athens

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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