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Latest complete week Sept. 10–Sept. 16

1 violent
4 property
1.7 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Sept. 10 and Sept. 16, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Chinatown averaged 1.8 violent crimes and 6.9 property crimes per week.
  • 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
1700 block of Naud Street Theft from vehicle Sept. 16, 11 a.m.
500 block of West College Street Theft from vehicle Sept. 15, 10:10 p.m.
200 block of Ord Street Aggravated assault Sept. 12, 2:40 p.m.
Cesar E Chavez and Spring Theft Sept. 11, 2:30 a.m.
700 block of North Main Street Burglary Sept. 10, 10 a.m.

Six-month summary

51 violent
180 property
80.1 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 102/209
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Property crimes: 176/209
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Crime types

Violent crimes (51)
Property crimes (180)

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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