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Latest complete week May 14–May 20

0 violent
10 property
3.5 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between May 14 and May 20, violent crime reports fell and property crime reports rose.
  • Over the last three months, Chinatown averaged 1.5 violent crimes and 6.2 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 3.5 crimes per 10,000 people is lower than in nearby Downtown, Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Lincoln Heights and Elysian Park.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 28,839 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.
Location Crime Date and time
Alameda and Main Theft from vehicle May 20, 4:30 p.m.
600 block of West College Street Burglary May 19, 6 p.m.
Yale and Alpine (Deleted) Grand theft auto May 19, 2:30 p.m.
Broadway and Ord Theft from vehicle May 18, 7:30 p.m.
Alameda and College Theft May 18, 11:30 a.m.
900 block of North Hill Street Theft May 17, 3:10 p.m.
800 block of Bartlett Street Burglary May 17, 4 a.m.
Broadway and Casanova Theft from vehicle May 16, 9 p.m.
600 block of North Hill Street Theft May 16, 7:15 p.m.
700 block of North Main Street Theft May 16, 4:30 p.m.
900 block of North Hill Street Theft May 14, 8:30 p.m.

Six-month summary

50 violent
160 property
72.8 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 102/209
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Property crimes: 190/209
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Crime types

Violent crimes (50)
Property crimes (160)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • Chinatown is covered by two police jurisdictions.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Central L.A.P.D. 251 E. 6th St. 213-485-3294
Rampart L.A.P.D. 1401 W. 6th St. 213-484-3400


is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the Central L.A. region of Los Angeles County. It contains Victor Heights.
The neighboring communities are Boyle Heights, Downtown, Echo Park, Elysian Park and Lincoln Heights.
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About This Project
Chinatown is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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