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West Compton

Latest complete week Dec. 3–Dec. 9

  • 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
200 block of East Compton Boulevard Theft from vehicle Dec. 9, 11:37 p.m.
100 block of West 154th Street Theft Dec. 8, 8:58 a.m.
15700 block of South Figueroa Street Grand theft auto Dec. 8, 7:17 a.m.
14600 block of South Aprilia Avenue Aggravated assault Dec. 7, 2:35 p.m.
148th Street and Loness Avenue Aggravated assault Dec. 6, 10:50 p.m.
2100 block of East Rosecrans Avenue Theft Dec. 5, 1:04 a.m.
11500 block of South Mckinley Avenue Burglary Dec. 4, 1:43 p.m.
Avalon Boulevard and Rosecrans Avenue Theft Dec. 3, 11 p.m.

Six-month summary

27 violent
crimes
123 property
crimes
275.5 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • Six-month summaries are based on the latest six months where data are available from all departments, May 12, 2014 to Nov. 9, 2014
  • Over the last six months, the rate of 275.5 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: 25/209
West Compton
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Property crimes: 7/209
West Compton
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Crime types

Violent crimes (27)
Property crimes (123)

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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