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Sylmar

Latest complete week Feb. 15–Feb. 21

5 violent
crimes
14 property
crimes
2.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Feb. 15 and Feb. 21, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Sylmar averaged 4.5 violent crimes and 20.7 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 2.4 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Mission Hills and lower than 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
13600 block of Glenoaks Boulevard Aggravated assault Feb. 21, 6:55 p.m.
14500 block of Olive View Drive Burglary Feb. 21, 4:29 a.m.
14900 block of Larkspur Street Theft from vehicle Feb. 20, 10 p.m.
Borden Avenue and Sayre Street Grand theft auto Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.
13700 block of Polk Street Grand theft auto Feb. 20, 7 p.m.
13800 block of Foothill Boulevard Robbery Feb. 20, 1 p.m.
13200 block of Aztec Street Grand theft auto Feb. 20, 9:25 a.m.
13900 block of Foothill Boulevard Theft from vehicle Feb. 20, 12:05 a.m.
12800 block of Encinitas Avenue Aggravated assault Feb. 18, 11:40 p.m.
13200 block of Sayre Street Theft from vehicle Feb. 18, 1 p.m.
Foothill and Maclay Theft from vehicle Feb. 17, 10 p.m.
13800 block of Foothill Boulevard Robbery Feb. 17, 6:05 p.m.
16600 block of Foothill Boulevard Theft from vehicle Feb. 17, 6 p.m.
13800 block of Foothill Boulevard Theft Feb. 17, 7:30 a.m.
12900 block of Dronfield Avenue Burglary Feb. 16, 2:20 p.m.
12700 block of Telfair Avenue Aggravated assault Feb. 16, 2:15 p.m.
Polk Street and Dronfield Avenue Grand theft auto Feb. 15, 8 p.m.
13300 block of Dronfield Avenue Theft Feb. 15, 3 p.m.
13200 block of Herrick Avenue Theft from vehicle Feb. 15, 2:50 a.m.

Six-month summary

126 violent
crimes
494 property
crimes
77.9 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 76/209
Sylmar
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Property crimes: 106/209
Sylmar
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Crime types

Violent crimes (126)
Property crimes (494)

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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