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Latest complete week April 13–April 19

  • 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
11800 block of South Vermont Avenue Grand theft auto April 19, 10 p.m.
11700 block of South New Hampshire Grand theft auto April 19, 1 a.m.
1600 block of 121st Street Aggravated assault April 18, 10:30 p.m.
1500 block of West 127th Street Aggravated assault April 16, 1:04 a.m.
11500 block of Budlong Avenue Aggravated assault April 15, 12:02 p.m.
11700 block of Van Buren Avenue Burglary April 14, 11:15 p.m.
1600 block of Bruin Street Burglary April 13, 8:30 a.m.

Six-month summary

87 violent
126 property
234.0 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, Sept. 19, 2016 to March 19, 2017
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 234.0 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: 11/209
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Property crimes: 65/209
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Crime types

Violent crimes (87)
Property crimes (126)

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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