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Watts

Latest complete week Jan. 3–Jan. 9

5 violent
crimes
12 property
crimes
4.1 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Jan. 3 and Jan. 9, violent crime reports dipped and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Watts averaged 10.6 violent crimes and 15.5 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 4.1 crimes per 10,000 people is lower than in nearby Green Meadows.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 41,028 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.
Location Crime Date and time
1200 block of East 108th Street Theft from vehicle Jan. 9, 5:30 p.m.
9600 block of Defiance Avenue Theft Jan. 8, 1 p.m.
1700 block of East Imperial Highway Grand theft auto Jan. 7, 8:15 p.m.
Compton Avenue and 113th Street Robbery Jan. 7, 3:25 p.m.
10100 block of Beach Street Theft from vehicle Jan. 6, 11:50 p.m.
112th Street and Grape Robbery Jan. 6, 6:30 p.m.
1600 block of East 113th Street Theft from vehicle Jan. 6, 6 p.m.
103rd Street and Grandee Robbery Jan. 6, 9:30 a.m.
10300 block of Anzac Avenue Theft from vehicle Jan. 5, 9:30 p.m.
1600 block of East 103rd Street Theft Jan. 5, 4:45 p.m.
2000 block of Santa Ana Bl Burglary Jan. 5, 2:30 p.m.
1600 block of East 104th Street Theft from vehicle Jan. 5, 9 a.m.
1600 block of East 104th Street Theft from vehicle Jan. 5, 9 a.m.
9400 block of Beach Street Robbery Jan. 5, 2:30 a.m.
10400 block of South Central Avenue Grand theft auto Jan. 4, 11:10 a.m.
10900 block of South Central Avenue Grand theft auto Jan. 4, 8:30 a.m.
2000 block of East 105th Street Robbery Jan. 3, 4:35 p.m.

Six-month summary

327 violent
crimes
463 property
crimes
192.6 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, June 11, 2018 to Dec. 9, 2018
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 192.6 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Lynwood, Willowbrook and Florence-Firestone and lower than Green Meadows.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 41,028 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 13/209
Watts
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Property crimes: 72/209
Watts
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Crime types

Violent crimes (327)
Property crimes (463)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • Watts is covered by two police jurisdictions.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Southeast L.A.P.D. 145 W. 108th St. 213-972-7828
Century Sheriff 11703 Alameda St. 323-568-4800

Watts

is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the South L.A. region of Los Angeles County. It contains Imperial Courts, Jordan Downs and Nickerson Gardens.
This neighborhood includes Unincorporated Watts in its area and statistics.
The neighboring communities are Florence-Firestone, Green Meadows, Lynwood, South Gate and Willowbrook.
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Watts is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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