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Lake Balboa

Latest complete week March 29–April 4

2 violent
crimes
9 property
crimes
4.2 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between March 29 and April 4, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Lake Balboa averaged 1.7 violent crimes and 11.6 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 4.2 crimes per 10,000 people is lower 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
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Robbery April 4, 4 p.m.
6800 block of Encino Avenue Theft from vehicle April 3, 10 p.m.
7900 block of Paso Robles Avenue Burglary April 3, 8 p.m.
17400 block of Sherman Way Theft from vehicle April 3, 6:15 p.m.
6800 block of Forbes Avenue (Deleted) Grand theft auto April 3, noon
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft April 3, 11:30 a.m.
17400 block of Arminta Street Burglary April 3, 8 a.m.
16800 block of Sherman Way (Deleted) Aggravated assault April 2, 12:20 a.m.
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft April 1, 4:30 p.m.
16800 block of Sherman Way Burglary March 31, 8:40 p.m.
17500 block of Lemay Place Theft from vehicle March 31, 5 p.m.
6500 block of Forbes Avenue Grand theft auto March 30, 5 p.m.
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft March 29, 8 p.m.

Six-month summary

39 violent
crimes
338 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, Sept. 5, 2016 to March 5, 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: 118/209
Lake Balboa
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Property crimes: 74/209
Lake Balboa
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Crime types

Violent crimes (39)
Property crimes (338)

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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