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Lake Balboa

Latest complete week Sept. 13–Sept. 19

0 violent
crimes
10 property
crimes
3.8 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Sept. 13 and Sept. 19, violent crime reports dipped and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Lake Balboa averaged 2.2 violent crimes and 9.8 property crimes per week.
  • The neighborhood has gone eight consecutive days without a violent crime report.
  • This week's rate of 3.8 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.
Location Crime Date and time
6600 block of Odessa Avenue Burglary Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m.
Ruffner Avenue and Cohasset Street Grand theft auto Sept. 18, 7 p.m.
6800 block of Texhoma Avenue Theft from vehicle Sept. 17, 4 p.m.
6400 block of Balboa Boulevard Theft Sept. 15, noon
6500 block of Mclennan Avenue Burglary Sept. 15, 12:45 a.m.
16500 block of Sherman Way Theft from vehicle Sept. 14, 5:45 p.m.
17300 block of Saticoy Street Theft Sept. 13, 7:45 p.m.
7200 block of Amestoy Avenue Theft from vehicle Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.
8200 block of White Oak Avenue Burglary Sept. 13, 1:50 p.m.
17200 block of Vanowen Street Grand theft auto Sept. 13, 8 a.m.

Six-month summary

48 violent
crimes
270 property
crimes
121.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, Feb. 20, 2017 to Aug. 20, 2017
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 121.4 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Reseda and lower than 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.

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 98/209
Lake Balboa
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Property crimes: 113/209
Lake Balboa
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Crime types

Violent crimes (48)
Property crimes (270)

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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