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Latest complete week April 10–April 16

8 violent
crimes
8 property
crimes
7.0 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between April 10 and April 16, violent crime reports jumped significantly and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, West Adams averaged 3.7 violent crimes and 8.2 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 7.0 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Arlington Heights and Mid-City and lower than Jefferson Park, 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
2800 block of Potomac Avenue Theft from vehicle April 16, 8 p.m.
Adams and Longwood Robbery April 15, 8 p.m.
Crenshaw and Exposition Robbery April 15, 7:45 p.m.
5000 block of Exposition Boulevard Burglary April 15, 4 p.m.
3000 block of West View Street Grand theft auto April 15, 6 a.m.
2700 block of Palm Grove Avenue Theft from vehicle April 14, 6 p.m.
Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards Robbery April 14, 12:01 a.m.
2800 block of Crenshaw Boulevard Theft April 13, 2:15 p.m.
2900 block of West View Street Grand theft auto April 12, 10 p.m.
2600 block of South Mansfield Avenue Aggravated assault April 12, 7:10 p.m.
2700 block of South Harcourt Avenue Aggravated assault April 12, noon
Hauser and Adams Theft April 12, 12:30 a.m.
5800 block of West Adams Boulevard Theft April 11, 11:26 a.m.
5000 block of Exposition Boulevard Robbery April 11, 9:15 a.m.
28th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard Robbery April 11, 5 a.m.
West Jefferson Boulevard and Buckingham Road Aggravated assault April 11, 5 a.m.

Six-month summary

116 violent
crimes
264 property
crimes
166.3 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 21/209
West Adams
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Property crimes: 75/209
West Adams
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Crime types

Violent crimes (116)
Property crimes (264)

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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