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Fairfax

Latest complete week Aug. 12–Aug. 18

4 violent
crimes
12 property
crimes
12.0 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Aug. 12 and Aug. 18, violent crime reports rose and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Fairfax averaged 2.1 violent crimes and 8.6 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 12.0 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Hollywood, Mid-Wilshire and Beverly Grove and lower than Hancock Park.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 13,360 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.
Location Crime Date and time
7700 block of Melrose Avenue Robbery Aug. 18, 7 p.m.
7600 block of Melrose Avenue Theft Aug. 18, 2 p.m.
Beverly and Detroit Robbery Aug. 18, 6 a.m.
500 block of North La Brea Avenue Theft Aug. 17, 5 p.m.
6300 block of West 3rd Street Theft Aug. 17, 4:20 p.m.
800 block of North Formosa Avenue Grand theft auto Aug. 17, 6 a.m.
Clinton Street and La Brea Avenue Aggravated assault Aug. 16, 8:25 a.m.
Clinton Street and La Brea Avenue Aggravated assault Aug. 16, 8:25 a.m.
200 block of South La Brea Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 16, 2 a.m.
400 block of North Poinsettia Place Theft Aug. 15, 5 p.m.
400 block of North Poinsettia Place Burglary Aug. 13, 11 p.m.
1000 block of Martel Avenue Theft Aug. 13, 12:21 p.m.
100 block of South La Brea Avenue Burglary Aug. 13, 2:15 a.m.
Poinsettia and Waring Theft from vehicle Aug. 12, 5:20 p.m.
7400 block of Melrose Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 12, 3 p.m.
Detroit Street and Waring Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 12, 1 a.m.

Six-month summary

41 violent
crimes
270 property
crimes
232.8 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 38/209
Fairfax
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Property crimes: 11/209
Fairfax
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Crime types

Violent crimes (41)
Property crimes (270)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • Fairfax is covered by one police jurisdiction.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Wilshire L.A.P.D. 4861 Venice Blvd. 213-473-0476

Fairfax

is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the Central L.A. region of Los Angeles County.
This neighborhood includes Unincorporated Fairfax in its area and statistics.
The neighboring communities are Beverly Grove, Hancock Park, Hollywood, Mid-Wilshire and West Hollywood.
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Fairfax is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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