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Latest complete week July 21–July 27

4 violent
crimes
8 property
crimes
4.6 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between July 21 and July 27, violent crime reports jumped significantly and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Lake Balboa averaged 1.7 violent crimes and 9.2 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 4.6 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
Sherman Way and White Oak Avenue Aggravated assault July 27, 8:30 a.m.
17200 block of Saticoy Street Theft July 27, 4 a.m.
6500 block of Gerald Avenue Theft from vehicle July 26, 9 p.m.
17400 block of Vanowen Street Grand theft auto July 26, 4 p.m.
Balboa and Victory boulevards Aggravated assault July 25, 11 p.m.
7400 block of Louise Avenue Theft from vehicle July 25, 2 a.m.
16900 block of Roscoe Boulevard Burglary July 25, 1:30 a.m.
8100 block of Andasol Avenue Theft from vehicle July 24, 9 p.m.
17300 block of Victory Boulevard Aggravated assault July 24, 11:45 a.m.
Victory and White Oak Theft from vehicle July 23, 7:30 p.m.
17200 block of Saticoy Street Robbery July 23, 5 p.m.
Victory and Balboa boulevards Theft from vehicle July 22, 11 a.m.

Six-month summary

51 violent
crimes
249 property
crimes
114.5 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, Dec. 24, 2018 to June 23, 2019
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 114.5 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: 63/209
Lake Balboa
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Property crimes: 75/209
Lake Balboa
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Crime types

Violent crimes (51)
Property crimes (249)

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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