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Latest complete week May 14–May 20

6 violent
11 property
6.8 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between May 14 and May 20, violent crime reports jumped significantly and property crime reports fell.
  • Over the last three months, University Park averaged 2.7 violent crimes and 21.6 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 6.8 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Downtown and Adams-Normandie and lower than Pico-Union, 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
South Vermont Avenue and Exposition Boulevard Robbery May 20, 1 a.m.
3300 block of South Figueroa Street Aggravated assault May 19, 4:15 p.m.
Hoover Street and West Adams Boulevard Robbery May 19, 3:25 p.m.
3400 block of South Vermont Avenue Theft May 19, 11 a.m.
2800 block of Menlo Avenue Theft May 19, 2 a.m.
3200 block of South Flower Street Theft May 18, 7:31 p.m.
West 20th Street and Union Robbery May 17, 9 p.m.
2600 block of Severance Street Theft May 17, 5:18 p.m.
1200 block of West 29th Street Burglary May 17, 9:50 a.m.
Jefferson Boulevard and Hoover Street Aggravated assault May 17, 8 a.m.
3500 block of Mcclintock Avenue Theft May 16, 7 p.m.
900 block of West 34th Street Theft May 16, 1 p.m.
3000 block of Shrine Place Theft May 15, 10:30 p.m.
31st Street and Hope Theft May 15, noon
2800 block of South Figueroa Street Theft May 14, 7:02 p.m.
2900 block of South Flower Street Robbery May 14, 2:20 p.m.
2300 block of Scarff Street Burglary May 14, 8 a.m.

Six-month summary

73 violent
583 property
260.5 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 58/209
University Park
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Property crimes: 12/209
University Park
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Crime types

Violent crimes (73)
Property crimes (583)

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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