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Latest complete week Sept. 16–Sept. 22

10 violent
crimes
7 property
crimes
7.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Sept. 16 and Sept. 22, violent crime reports jumped significantly and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, West Adams averaged 4.4 violent crimes and 9.5 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 7.4 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
West Adams Boulevard and South Harcourt Avenue Robbery Sept. 22, 11:30 p.m.
3000 block of Palm Grove Avenue Theft from vehicle Sept. 21, 11:50 p.m.
4400 block of Exposition Boulevard Theft Sept. 21, 10 p.m.
Farmdale Avenue and 30th Street Robbery Sept. 21, 5:50 p.m.
Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards Robbery Sept. 21, 5:15 p.m.
Exposition Boulevard and Vineyard Avenue Robbery Sept. 21, 8 a.m.
Crenshaw and West Adams boulevards Aggravated assault Sept. 21, 1:50 a.m.
Adams and Crenshaw Aggravated assault Sept. 21, 12:05 a.m.
South La Brea Avenue and West Adams Boulevard Aggravated assault Sept. 20, 4:45 p.m.
2400 block of South Ridgeley Drive Aggravated assault Sept. 19, 5 p.m.
5000 block of Exposition Boulevard Theft Sept. 19, 11:48 a.m.
3000 block of Potomac Avenue Burglary Sept. 18, 5 p.m.
2700 block of South Redondo Boulevard Burglary Sept. 18, 1:30 p.m.
2700 block of South Redondo Boulevard Burglary Sept. 18, 11:50 a.m.
West Adams and Hauser boulevards Robbery Sept. 18, 12:10 a.m.
2600 block of South Redondo Boulevard Aggravated assault Sept. 16, 8 p.m.
2800 block of South Sycamore Avenue Burglary Sept. 16, 7 p.m.

Six-month summary

110 violent
crimes
267 property
crimes
164.9 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 28/209
West Adams
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Property crimes: 84/209
West Adams
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Crime types

Violent crimes (110)
Property crimes (267)

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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