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Lake Balboa

Latest complete week April 13–April 19

1 violent
crime
12 property
crimes
5.0 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between April 13 and April 19, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Lake Balboa averaged 1.6 violent crimes and 9.6 property crimes per week.
  • The neighborhood has gone five consecutive days without a violent crime report.
  • This week's rate of 5.0 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Reseda, Van Nuys, North Hills and Encino and lower than Northridge.
  • 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
8200 block of White Oak Avenue Theft April 18, 3:15 p.m.
6900 block of Balboa Boulevard Theft from vehicle April 18, 3:45 a.m.
17000 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft from vehicle April 17, 9:30 p.m.
Roscoe and Balboa Theft from vehicle April 17, 5:30 p.m.
Sherman Way and Caldus Avenue Theft from vehicle April 17, 4:40 a.m.
16400 block of Vanowen Street Grand theft auto April 16, 9 p.m.
16800 block of Sherman Way Theft April 16, 6 a.m.
7000 block of Jellico Avenue Theft April 15, 6 p.m.
17500 block of Victory Boulevard Theft from vehicle April 15, 10:30 a.m.
7700 block of Wish Avenue Theft from vehicle April 14, 6:30 p.m.
7700 block of Amestoy Avenue Theft from vehicle April 14, 6 p.m.
6600 block of Balboa Boulevard Theft April 14, 11:15 a.m.
Hayvenhurst Avenue and Vanowen Street Aggravated assault April 14, 11 a.m.
17000 block of Roscoe Boulevard (Deleted) Aggravated assault April 13, 12:55 p.m.

Six-month summary

47 violent
crimes
256 property
crimes
115.7 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, Sept. 17, 2018 to March 17, 2019
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 115.7 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Reseda and North Hills and lower than 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.

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 71/209
Lake Balboa
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Property crimes: 77/209
Lake Balboa
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Crime types

Violent crimes (47)
Property crimes (256)

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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