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Latest complete week April 16–April 22

1 violent
6 property
2.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between April 16 and April 22, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Chinatown averaged 1.5 violent crimes and 6.5 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 2.4 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
Elmyra and Spring Street Theft April 22, 11:50 a.m.
900 block of North Spring Street Burglary April 22, midnight
Broadway and Elysian Park Theft April 20, 11 p.m.
800 block of Yale Street Aggravated assault April 20, 6:10 p.m.
900 block of Centennial Street Theft from vehicle April 19, 10:30 p.m.
1200 block of North Alameda Street Theft April 19, 10:30 a.m.
900 block of Figueroa Terrace Theft from vehicle April 17, noon

Six-month summary

52 violent
155 property
71.8 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 101/209
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Property crimes: 187/209
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Crime types

Violent crimes (52)
Property crimes (155)

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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