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Lake Balboa

Latest complete week May 14–May 20

1 violent
crime
8 property
crimes
3.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between May 14 and May 20, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Lake Balboa averaged 1.4 violent crimes and 10.8 property crimes per week.
  • The neighborhood has gone five consecutive days without a violent crime report.
  • This week's rate of 3.4 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby North Hills and lower than Reseda, Van Nuys, Northridge and Encino.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 26,195 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.
Location Crime Date and time
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft May 20, 2 p.m.
Vanowen and Hayvenhurst Theft from vehicle May 18, 10:30 p.m.
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft May 16, 8 p.m.
7000 block of Louise Avenue Burglary May 16, 5 p.m.
Victory and Balboa boulevards Theft May 16, 4:10 p.m.
16800 block of Vanowen Street Robbery May 15, 8:20 p.m.
Balboa and Victory boulevards Theft from vehicle May 15, 7:15 p.m.
7100 block of Texhoma Avenue Theft from vehicle May 15, 7 p.m.
6900 block of De Celis Place Theft from vehicle May 15, 6 p.m.

Six-month summary

42 violent
crimes
335 property
crimes
143.9 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, Oct. 17, 2016 to April 16, 2017
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 143.9 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Reseda, North Hills and Encino and lower than Van Nuys and Northridge.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 26,195 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 113/209
Lake Balboa
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Property crimes: 77/209
Lake Balboa
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Crime types

Violent crimes (42)
Property crimes (335)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • Lake Balboa is covered by one police jurisdiction.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
West Valley L.A.P.D. 19020 Vanowen St. 818-374-7611

Lake Balboa

is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles County.
The neighboring communities are Encino, North Hills, Northridge, Reseda, Sepulveda Basin and Van Nuys.
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Lake Balboa is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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