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West Adams

Latest complete week Jan. 3–Jan. 9

1 violent
crime
11 property
crimes
5.3 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Jan. 3 and Jan. 9, violent crime reports fell and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, West Adams averaged 4.7 violent crimes and 11.5 property crimes per week.
  • The neighborhood has gone six consecutive days without a violent crime report.
  • This week's rate of 5.3 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Mid-City and lower than Jefferson Park, Arlington Heights, Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw 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
5600 block of West Jefferson Boulevard Theft Jan. 8, 9:50 p.m.
3000 block of Crenshaw Boulevard Theft Jan. 8, 9:15 a.m.
5000 block of Exposition Boulevard Theft Jan. 7, 8 a.m.
5400 block of West Adams Boulevard Theft from vehicle Jan. 6, 10 a.m.
2500 block of South Cochran Avenue Burglary Jan. 6, 7:20 a.m.
2900 block of Somerset Drive Theft from vehicle Jan. 5, 10 a.m.
5500 block of Spokane Street Theft from vehicle Jan. 4, 8 p.m.
4400 block of Exposition Boulevard Theft Jan. 4, 4:30 p.m.
2900 block of South La Brea Avenue Theft Jan. 4, 1:42 p.m.
5300 block of West Jefferson Boulevard Theft from vehicle Jan. 4, 7:30 a.m.
5100 block of West Adams Boulevard Burglary Jan. 4, 12:30 a.m.
4400 block of West Adams Boulevard Aggravated assault Jan. 3, 11:15 a.m.

Six-month summary

119 violent
crimes
271 property
crimes
170.6 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 28/209
West Adams
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Property crimes: 62/209
West Adams
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Crime types

Violent crimes (119)
Property crimes (271)

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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