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Chinatown

Latest complete week May 5–May 11

3 violent
crimes
4 property
crimes
2.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between May 5 and May 11, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Chinatown averaged 5.5 violent crimes and 8.6 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 2.4 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Elysian Park and lower than Downtown, Boyle Heights, Echo Park and Lincoln Heights.
  • 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
500 block of Bauchet Street Aggravated assault May 11, 5:51 a.m.
800 block of North Broadway Grand theft auto May 10, noon
100 block of West Elmyra Street Theft from vehicle May 9, 9:40 a.m.
Grand and Cesar E Chavez Aggravated assault May 7, 10:55 p.m.
500 block of Bauchet Street Aggravated assault May 7, 4:28 p.m.
100 block of Wilhardt Street Theft from vehicle May 6, 6 p.m.
900 block of North Broadway Theft May 5, 10:30 p.m.

Six-month summary

171 violent
crimes
193 property
crimes
126.2 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 17/209
Chinatown
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Property crimes: 108/209
Chinatown
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Crime types

Violent crimes (171)
Property crimes (193)

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

Chinatown

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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