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Westlake

Latest complete week Aug. 12–Aug. 18

10 violent
crimes
37 property
crimes
4.0 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Aug. 12 and Aug. 18, violent crime reports dipped and property crime reports were about average.
  • Over the last three months, Westlake averaged 15.8 violent crimes and 40.2 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 4.0 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Echo Park, Silver Lake and East Hollywood and lower than Koreatown, Pico-Union and Downtown.
  • A 2008 population estimate of 117,756 from the L.A. Department of City Planning is used to calculate per-capita totals.
Location Crime Date and time
200 block of South Benton Way Theft from vehicle Aug. 18, 7 p.m.
200 block of North Lake Street Theft Aug. 18, 2:30 p.m.
Sunbury Avenue and Olympic Boulevard Grand theft auto Aug. 18, 7 a.m.
2000 block of West Olympic Boulevard Theft Aug. 18, 5:30 a.m.
1500 block of West Olympic Boulevard Grand theft auto Aug. 18, 5 a.m.
300 block of South Alvarado Street Aggravated assault Aug. 18, 1:50 a.m.
700 block of South Bonnie Brae Street Aggravated assault Aug. 18, 12:05 a.m.
1200 block of Miramar Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 17, 11:50 p.m.
1200 block of West 7th Street Theft Aug. 17, 10:40 p.m.
1000 block of West 6th Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 17, 4 p.m.
2500 block of West 6th Street Theft Aug. 17, 11:20 a.m.
400 block of North Westlake Avenue Theft Aug. 17, 6:30 a.m.
200 block of South Westlake Avenue Theft Aug. 17, 4 a.m.
400 block of Witmer Street Homicide Aug. 17, 1:23 a.m.
1200 block of Wilshire Boulevard Theft from vehicle Aug. 17, 1 a.m.
Grand View and 3rd streets Theft from vehicle Aug. 16, 11 p.m.
200 block of South Lafayette Park Place Theft from vehicle Aug. 16, 6 p.m.
1600 block of Wilshire Boulevard Theft Aug. 16, 1:45 p.m.
2100 block of West Temple Street Theft Aug. 16, 11:20 a.m.
900 block of Beacon Avenue (Deleted) Burglary Aug. 16, 11 a.m.
1200 block of West 3rd Street Theft Aug. 16, 11 a.m.
James M Wood and Westlake Avenue Robbery Aug. 16, 3:50 a.m.
400 block of South Lake Street Grand theft auto Aug. 15, 7 p.m.
100 block of South Vendome Street (Deleted) Grand theft auto Aug. 15, 6:45 p.m.
Unknown Theft Aug. 15, 5:30 p.m.
400 block of South La Fayette Park Place Theft from vehicle Aug. 15, 4 p.m.
900 block of Valencia Street Burglary Aug. 15, 9:30 a.m.
Burlington and 6th (Deleted) Grand theft auto Aug. 15, 4:30 a.m.
900 block of South Westmoreland Avenue Robbery Aug. 15, 3:30 a.m.
500 block of South Carondelet Street Grand theft auto Aug. 15, 12:15 a.m.
3300 block of West 2nd Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 15, 12:01 a.m.
500 block of South Lafayette Park Place Theft from vehicle Aug. 14, 9 p.m.
600 block of South Alvarado Street Theft Aug. 14, 6 p.m.
1600 block of Wilshire Boulevard Theft Aug. 14, 4 p.m.
1600 block of Wilshire Boulevard Theft Aug. 14, 3:30 p.m.
200 block of South Occidental Boulevard Theft from vehicle Aug. 14, 2:50 p.m.
James M Wood and Grandview Avenue (Deleted) Grand theft auto Aug. 14, 1 a.m.
600 block of South Lafayette Park Place Robbery Aug. 14, 12:45 a.m.
200 block of North Union Avenue Grand theft auto Aug. 13, 9:15 p.m.
1200 block of West 8th Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 13, 8 p.m.
6th and Alvarado streets Aggravated assault Aug. 13, 7:40 p.m.
800 block of Grand View Street Theft Aug. 13, 5:20 p.m.
100 block of South Occidental Boulevard Grand theft auto Aug. 13, 5 p.m.
500 block of South Burlington Avenue Theft Aug. 13, 12:30 p.m.
400 block of South Virgil Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 13, 9:10 a.m.
100 block of North Carondelet Street Theft Aug. 13, 9 a.m.
200 block of North Alvarado Street Aggravated assault Aug. 12, 9 p.m.
1700 block of West 6th Street Theft Aug. 12, 8:20 p.m.
6th Street and Burlington Theft Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m.
700 block of South Westlake Avenue Aggravated assault Aug. 12, 5:30 p.m.
7th Street and Westlake Avenue Robbery Aug. 12, 1:55 a.m.

Six-month summary

374 violent
crimes
990 property
crimes
115.8 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 34/209
Westlake
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Property crimes: 114/209
Westlake
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Crime types

Violent crimes (374)
Property crimes (990)

Monthly totals Adjusted to 30 days

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes
— 500 — 0

Weekly totals

  • All crimes Violent crimes Property crimes

Police agency

  • Westlake is covered by three police jurisdictions.
Jurisdiction Department Address Phone
Central L.A.P.D. 251 E. 6th St. 213-485-3294
Olympic L.A.P.D. 1130 S. Vermont Ave. 213-382-9102
Rampart L.A.P.D. 1401 W. 6th St. 213-484-3400

Westlake

is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the Central L.A. region of Los Angeles County. It contains Historic Filipinotown, Lafayette Park, MacArthur Park and Temple-Beaudry.
The neighboring communities are Downtown, East Hollywood, Echo Park, Koreatown, Pico-Union and Silver Lake.
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