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University Park

Latest complete week Aug. 7–Aug. 13

1 violent
crime
15 property
crimes
6.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Aug. 7 and Aug. 13, violent crime reports dipped and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, University Park averaged 3.2 violent crimes and 17.4 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 6.4 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Pico-Union and Adams-Normandie and lower than Downtown, Exposition Park and Historic South-Central.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 25,181 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.
Location Crime Date and time
2600 block of South Vermont Avenue Theft Aug. 13, 5:30 p.m.
900 block of West 37th Street Theft Aug. 13, 4 p.m.
1100 block of West 27th Street Burglary Aug. 13, 12:01 a.m.
Adams and Figueroa Theft from vehicle Aug. 13, 12:01 a.m.
3500 block of Watt Way Theft Aug. 12, 7:45 p.m.
2600 block of South Vermont Avenue Theft Aug. 11, 12:33 p.m.
600 block of Childs Way Theft Aug. 10, 6 p.m.
Jefferson Boulevard and Hoover Robbery Aug. 9, 10 p.m.
600 block of Childs Way Theft Aug. 8, 7:50 p.m.
1400 block of West 22nd Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 7, 11 p.m.
3000 block of South Figueroa Street Theft Aug. 7, 10:20 p.m.
Exposition and Vermont boulevards Theft Aug. 7, 9:30 p.m.
2700 block of Orchard Avenue Theft Aug. 7, 6:40 p.m.
Exposition and Vermont Theft Aug. 7, 3:30 p.m.
1000 block of West 20th Street Grand theft auto Aug. 7, 3 p.m.
3400 block of South Figueroa Street Theft Aug. 7, 8:30 a.m.

Six-month summary

81 violent
crimes
507 property
crimes
233.5 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 49/209
University Park
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Property crimes: 18/209
University Park
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Crime types

Violent crimes (81)
Property crimes (507)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • University Park is covered by three police jurisdictions.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Central L.A.P.D. 251 E. 6th St. 213-485-3294
Newton L.A.P.D. 3400 S. Central Ave. 323-846-6547
Southwest L.A.P.D. 1546 Martin Luther King Blvd. 213-485-2582

University Park

is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the South L.A. region of Los Angeles County. It contains North University Park.
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