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Sylmar

Latest complete week Aug. 18–Aug. 24

6 violent
crimes
12 property
crimes
2.3 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Aug. 18 and Aug. 24, violent crime reports were about average and property crime reports fell.
  • Over the last three months, Sylmar averaged 3.7 violent crimes and 20.8 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 2.3 crimes per 10,000 people is lower than in nearby Mission Hills, Granada Hills, Pacoima and Lake View Terrace.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 79,614 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.
Location Crime Date and time
13100 block of Borden Avenue Homicide Aug. 24, 6:30 a.m.
Polk and Norris Robbery Aug. 24, 12:10 a.m.
14200 block of Foothill Boulevard Aggravated assault Aug. 23, 10:20 p.m.
13800 block of Paddock Street Burglary Aug. 23, 9 p.m.
14100 block of Sayre Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 23, 8:30 p.m.
Sierra Highway and Foothill Boulevard Aggravated assault Aug. 23, 7:50 p.m.
Kismet and Hubbard Aggravated assault Aug. 23, 6:50 p.m.
13400 block of Azores Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 22, 6 p.m.
Hubbard Street and Gladstone Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 22, 3 p.m.
Foothill and Glenoaks Boulevard Theft from vehicle Aug. 21, 11:30 p.m.
12800 block of San Fernando Road Theft from vehicle Aug. 21, 9 p.m.
Polk and Borden Grand theft auto Aug. 21, 8:30 p.m.
14300 block of Foothill Boulevard Grand theft auto Aug. 21, 7 p.m.
14500 block of Dyer Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 20, 6 p.m.
12100 block of Edgecliff Avenue Burglary Aug. 19, 10 a.m.
13800 block of Aults Avenue Burglary Aug. 19, 8 a.m.
14000 block of Astoria Street Rape Aug. 19, 1:30 a.m.
Bledsoe and Foothill Theft from vehicle Aug. 18, 11:30 p.m.
13500 block of Hubbard Street Grand theft auto Aug. 18, 9 p.m.
13800 block of Foothill Boulevard Theft Aug. 18, 12:45 p.m.

Six-month summary

80 violent
crimes
620 property
crimes
87.9 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 143/209
Sylmar
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Property crimes: 131/209
Sylmar
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Crime types

Violent crimes (80)
Property crimes (620)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • Sylmar is covered by three police jurisdictions.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Devonshire L.A.P.D. 10250 Etiwanda Ave. 818-832-0633
Foothill L.A.P.D. 12760 Osborne St. 818-756-8861
Mission L.A.P.D. 11121 N. Sepulveda Blvd. 818-838-9800

Sylmar

is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles County.
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Sylmar is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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