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West Compton

Latest complete week Nov. 11–Nov. 17

  • Crime reports provided by the L.A. County Sheriff lag behind events, in some cases for a few weeks. Sheriff's officials have said clerical staff shortages delay the processing of addresses needed to map crimes. Because of the delay, The Times’ Crime L.A. database does not provide short-term analysis or alerts about recent rises in crimes for areas patrolled by the sheriff.
  • Below is a list of crimes reported for West Compton in the latest seven days. Keep in mind that the number of crimes reported for this time period may increase over the coming weeks as the Sheriff provides additional data.
Location Crime Date and time
South Aprilia and West Rosecrans avenues Aggravated assault Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Avalon Boulevard and Rosecrans Avenue Aggravated assault Nov. 17, 6:40 p.m.
153rd Street and Mckinley Avenue Robbery Nov. 16, 9:40 p.m.
144th Street and Loness Avenue Aggravated assault Nov. 16, 8:10 p.m.
14500 block of South Loness Avenue Aggravated assault Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m.
14600 block of South Keene Avenue Homicide Nov. 14, 9:35 p.m.
14300 block of South Carin Avenue Grand theft auto Nov. 13, 11:20 p.m.
Figueroa Street and Redondo Beach Boulevard Robbery Nov. 13, 1 p.m.
14300 block of Cairn Avenue Burglary Nov. 12, 8:43 p.m.
900 block of East Rosecrans Avenue Robbery Nov. 12, 7:03 p.m.
15200 block of South Avalon Boulevard Robbery Nov. 11, 8:35 p.m.
1100 block of East 150th Street Grand theft auto Nov. 11, 1:03 p.m.

Six-month summary

24 violent
90 property
209.4 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, April 20, 2015 to Oct. 18, 2015
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 209.4 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Carson, Compton, Willowbrook and Harbor Gateway.
  • The 2000 population count of 5,444 from the U.S. Census is used to calculate per-capita totals.

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 33/209
West Compton
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Property crimes: 28/209
West Compton
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Crime types

Violent crimes (24)
Property crimes (90)

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 Compton is covered by three police jurisdictions.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Carson Sheriff 21356 S. Avalon Blvd. 310-830-1123
Century Sheriff 11703 Alameda St. 323-568-4800
Compton Sheriff 301 S. Willowbrook Ave. 310-605-6500

West Compton

is an unincorporated area in the Southeast region of Los Angeles County.
The neighboring communities are Carson, Compton, Harbor Gateway and Willowbrook.
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About This Project
West Compton is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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