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    University Park

    Latest complete week April 12–April 18

    1 violent
    crime
    13 property
    crimes
    5.6 crimes
    per 10,000 people
    • In the seven days between April 12 and April 18, both violent and property crime reports were about average.
    • Over the last three months, University Park averaged 2.1 violent crimes and 14.2 property crimes per week.
    • The neighborhood has gone six consecutive days without a violent crime report.
    • This week's rate of 5.6 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Downtown, Pico-Union, Historic South-Central and Adams-Normandie and lower than Exposition Park.
    • 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 April 18, 3:40 p.m.
    2600 block of Severance Street Theft April 18, 6:45 a.m.
    3300 block of South Hoover Street Theft April 17, 3 p.m.
    1100 block of West Adams Boulevard Grand theft auto April 16, 8 p.m.
    Figueroa and Jefferson Theft from vehicle April 16, 11:45 a.m.
    2300 block of Scarff Street Burglary April 16, 1:40 a.m.
    2300 block of Scarff Street (Deleted) Theft April 15, 9:30 p.m.
    800 block of Exposition Boulevard Theft April 14, 5:40 p.m.
    2500 block of South Figueroa Street Theft April 14, 5:20 p.m.
    Jefferson and Vermont Theft from vehicle April 13, 1:30 p.m.
    Hope Street and Jefferson Boulevard Theft from vehicle April 13, noon
    1000 block of West 34th Street Theft April 12, 8 p.m.
    Vermont and Exposition Theft from vehicle April 12, 6 p.m.
    3300 block of South Hoover Street Theft April 12, 5:10 p.m.
    2200 block of South Vermont Avenue Robbery April 12, 9:35 a.m.

    Six-month summary

    55 violent
    crimes
    482 property
    crimes
    213.3 crimes
    per 10,000 people

    Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

    Violent crimes: 52/209
    University Park
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    Property crimes: 15/209
    University Park
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    Crime types

    Violent crimes (55)
    Property crimes (482)

    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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    University Park is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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