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Latest complete week April 14–April 20

0 violent
5 property
1.7 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between April 14 and April 20, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Chinatown averaged 1.6 violent crimes and 6.9 property crimes per week.
  • The neighborhood has gone 13 consecutive days without a violent crime report.
  • This week's rate of 1.7 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 College Theft April 19, noon
600 block of North Broadway Burglary April 17, 8 p.m.
200 block of Leroy Street Theft April 15, 2 p.m.
400 block of Bernard Street Theft April 14, 1:10 p.m.
Figueroa and Sunset Theft April 14, 5:30 a.m.

Six-month summary

44 violent
198 property
83.9 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 110/209
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Property crimes: 145/209
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Crime types

Violent crimes (44)
Property crimes (198)

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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