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Lake Balboa

Latest complete week Jan. 10–Jan. 16

2 violent
crimes
13 property
crimes
5.7 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Jan. 10 and Jan. 16, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Lake Balboa averaged 2.1 violent crimes and 10.5 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 5.7 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.
Location Crime Date and time
17100 block of Sherman Way Burglary Jan. 15, 11 p.m.
7200 block of Balboa Boulevard Burglary Jan. 15, 6:15 p.m.
7800 block of Balboa Boulevard Theft Jan. 15, 1:39 p.m.
17500 block of Lanark Street Theft from vehicle Jan. 14, 8:30 p.m.
16900 block of Sherman Way Burglary Jan. 14, 8:20 p.m.
7100 block of White Oak Avenue Aggravated assault Jan. 13, 12:50 p.m.
6500 block of Petit Avenue Grand theft auto Jan. 12, 10 p.m.
6800 block of Encino Avenue Theft from vehicle Jan. 11, 7 p.m.
Roscoe Boulevard and White Oak Avenue Theft Jan. 11, 2:40 p.m.
16600 block of Hamlin Street Theft from vehicle Jan. 11, 1 p.m.
17000 block of Roscoe Boulevard Grand theft auto Jan. 11, 11:45 a.m.
16900 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft Jan. 10, 9:20 p.m.
17400 block of Vanowen Street Aggravated assault Jan. 10, 4 p.m.
17300 block of Hartland Street Grand theft auto Jan. 10, 7:45 a.m.
6800 block of Encino Avenue Theft from vehicle Jan. 10, 4 a.m.

Six-month summary

48 violent
crimes
296 property
crimes
131.3 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, June 17, 2019 to Dec. 15, 2019
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 131.3 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: 71/209
Lake Balboa
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Property crimes: 57/209
Lake Balboa
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Crime types

Violent crimes (48)
Property crimes (296)

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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