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Latest complete week Sept. 11–Sept. 17

1 violent
10 property
8.2 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Sept. 11 and Sept. 17, violent crime reports were about average and property crime reports fell.
  • Over the last three months, Fairfax averaged 3.2 violent crimes and 15.5 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 8.2 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Hollywood, Hancock Park and Mid-Wilshire and lower than Beverly Grove.
  • 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
7400 block of Melrose Avenue Theft Sept. 17, 10 p.m.
6300 block of West 3rd Street Theft Sept. 16, 1:31 p.m.
Vista and Melrose Theft from vehicle Sept. 16, noon
Fairfax and Melrose Theft Sept. 14, 3:45 p.m.
7600 block of Beverly Boulevard (Deleted) Theft from vehicle Sept. 14, 11:44 a.m.
100 block of North La Brea Avenue Grand theft auto Sept. 14, 10:15 a.m.
3rd and Gardner Theft Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m.
300 block of North Genesee Avenue Robbery Sept. 13, 2:30 p.m.
100 block of The Grove Drive Theft Sept. 13, 1:50 p.m.
100 block of The Grove Drive (Deleted) Theft from vehicle Sept. 12, 4:45 p.m.
100 block of The Grove Drive Theft from vehicle Sept. 12, 10:23 a.m.
100 block of South Fairfax Avenue Theft Sept. 11, 10:10 a.m.

Six-month summary

67 violent
411 property
357.8 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 28/209
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Property crimes: 5/209
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Crime types

Violent crimes (67)
Property crimes (411)

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


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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