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West Adams

Latest complete week Feb. 26–March 4

0 violent
crimes
6 property
crimes
2.6 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Feb. 26 and March 4, violent crime reports were about average and property crime reports dipped.
  • Over the last three months, West Adams averaged 4.3 violent crimes and 10.8 property crimes per week.
  • The neighborhood has gone eight consecutive days without a violent crime report.
  • This week's rate of 2.6 crimes per 10,000 people is lower than in nearby Jefferson Park, Arlington Heights, Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw, Mid-City and Leimert Park.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 22,857 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.
Location Crime Date and time
Adams and Hauser boulevards Theft March 3, 3 p.m.
5700 block of West Jefferson Boulevard Theft from vehicle March 1, 9:30 a.m.
5500 block of Geer Avenue Theft from vehicle Feb. 28, 5:45 p.m.
3000 block of West Boulevard Theft Feb. 28, 2:35 p.m.
2600 block of South Orange Drive Theft from vehicle Feb. 28, 11:20 a.m.
5100 block of West Jefferson Boulevard Theft Feb. 26, 8:59 a.m.

Six-month summary

111 violent
crimes
298 property
crimes
178.9 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 24/209
West Adams
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Property crimes: 48/209
West Adams
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Crime types

Violent crimes (111)
Property crimes (298)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • West Adams is covered by two police jurisdictions.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Southwest L.A.P.D. 1546 Martin Luther King Blvd. 213-485-2582
Wilshire L.A.P.D. 4861 Venice Blvd. 213-473-0476

West Adams

is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the South L.A. region of Los Angeles County.
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West Adams is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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