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Latest complete week June 26–July 2

4 violent
crimes
10 property
crimes
5.3 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between June 26 and July 2, violent crime reports jumped significantly and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Lake Balboa averaged 1.5 violent crimes and 9.7 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 5.3 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
17600 block of Burton Street Aggravated assault July 2, 8:55 p.m.
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft from vehicle July 2, 5:25 p.m.
6500 block of Lasaine Avenue Theft July 2, 4:38 p.m.
7400 block of White Oak Avenue Robbery July 2, 1 a.m.
17100 block of Vanowen Street Aggravated assault July 1, 10:30 a.m.
17300 block of Saticoy Street Theft June 30, 8 a.m.
17600 block of Blythe Street Theft from vehicle June 29, 9 p.m.
16900 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft June 29, 1:40 p.m.
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft June 28, 12:40 p.m.
16900 block of Sherman Way Burglary June 27, 12:48 a.m.
6700 block of Hayvenhurst Avenue Robbery June 26, 7:25 p.m.
17300 block of Haynes Street Theft from vehicle June 26, 6:30 p.m.
6600 block of Forbes Avenue Theft from vehicle June 26, 5 p.m.
16800 block of Roscoe Boulevard Theft June 26, 3:45 p.m.

Six-month summary

41 violent
crimes
297 property
crimes
129.0 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, Nov. 28, 2016 to May 28, 2017
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 129.0 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: 112/209
Lake Balboa
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Property crimes: 97/209
Lake Balboa
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Crime types

Violent crimes (41)
Property crimes (297)

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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