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Lake Balboa

Latest complete week Sept. 12–Sept. 18

1 violent
crime
14 property
crimes
5.7 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Sept. 12 and Sept. 18, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Lake Balboa averaged 2.2 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 5.7 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Reseda, Van Nuys, Northridge, North Hills 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
Balboa and Victory boulevards Theft from vehicle Sept. 17, 6:30 a.m.
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft Sept. 16, 9:46 p.m.
8100 block of Lesner Avenue Theft from vehicle Sept. 16, 9 p.m.
6800 block of Wish Avenue Theft from vehicle Sept. 16, 7 p.m.
16600 block of Valerio Street Theft from vehicle Sept. 16, 5:30 p.m.
6400 block of Whitaker Avenue Theft Sept. 16, 7 a.m.
6900 block of Hayvenhurst Avenue Grand theft auto Sept. 16, 6:20 a.m.
8200 block of Balboa Boulevard Burglary Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m.
Victory and Balboa boulevards Grand theft auto Sept. 14, 7:50 p.m.
17100 block of Hart Street Burglary Sept. 14, 5 p.m.
Victory Boulevard and Hayvenhurst Avenue Robbery Sept. 13, 7 p.m.
17100 block of Sherman Way Burglary Sept. 13, 5 p.m.
17200 block of Gault Street Burglary Sept. 13, 5 a.m.
17600 block of Kittridge Street Theft from vehicle Sept. 12, 7:50 p.m.
16400 block of Vanowen Street Burglary Sept. 12, 6:50 p.m.

Six-month summary

51 violent
crimes
262 property
crimes
119.5 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, Feb. 18, 2019 to Aug. 18, 2019
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 119.5 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: 66/209
Lake Balboa
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Property crimes: 67/209
Lake Balboa
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Crime types

Violent crimes (51)
Property crimes (262)

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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