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Westlake

Latest complete week Aug. 8–Aug. 14

24 violent
crimes
37 property
crimes
5.2 crimes
per 10,000 people
  • In the seven days between Aug. 8 and Aug. 14, violent crime reports were about average and property crime reports dipped.
  • Over the last three months, Westlake averaged 22.8 violent crimes and 48.1 property crimes per week.
  • This week's rate of 5.2 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Echo Park and lower than Koreatown, Pico-Union, Downtown, Silver Lake and East Hollywood.
  • 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
800 block of South Union Avenue Robbery Aug. 14, 9:40 p.m.
900 block of Elden Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 14, 8 p.m.
South Burlington Avenue and Beverly Boulevard Grand theft auto Aug. 14, 5 p.m.
Wilshire and Alvarado Robbery Aug. 14, 11:20 a.m.
1000 block of Wilshire Boulevard Theft Aug. 14, 11:07 a.m.
2nd and Beaudry Theft from vehicle Aug. 14, 10 a.m.
1900 block of Beverly Boulevard Burglary Aug. 14, 3:30 a.m.
1300 block of West 4th Street Burglary Aug. 14, 2:40 a.m.
700 block of Garland Avenue Grand theft auto Aug. 14, 1:15 a.m.
1000 block of West 7th Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 13, 11 p.m.
600 block of South Commonwealth Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 13, 9 p.m.
Olympic and Alvarado Robbery Aug. 13, 8 p.m.
1700 block of West 6th Street Robbery Aug. 13, 7:20 p.m.
300 block of South Hoover Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 13, 7 p.m.
300 block of South Hoover Street Grand theft auto Aug. 13, 5 p.m.
300 block of South Lafayette Park Place Theft from vehicle Aug. 13, 10 a.m.
Union Avenue and Beverly Robbery Aug. 13, 8 a.m.
300 block of South Alvarado Street Theft from vehicle Aug. 13, 2:30 a.m.
1300 block of West 7th Street Robbery Aug. 13, 1:12 a.m.
2900 block of Sunset Place Theft from vehicle Aug. 12, 6 p.m.
900 block of Elden Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 12, 5:30 p.m.
7th Street and Alvarado Robbery Aug. 12, 3:30 p.m.
Wilshire and Alvarado Theft Aug. 12, noon
Alvarado and 8th Aggravated assault Aug. 12, noon
James M Wood and Valencia Robbery Aug. 12, 7:20 a.m.
300 block of South Alvarado Street Aggravated assault Aug. 12, 4:45 a.m.
2900 block of West 6th Street (Deleted) Robbery Aug. 12, 1:30 a.m.
3rd and 6th Robbery Aug. 12, 1:30 a.m.
4th Street and Bixel Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 12, 12:30 a.m.
7th Street and Magnolia Robbery Aug. 11, 10:30 p.m.
100 block of South Commonwealth Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 11, 8 p.m.
200 block of Union Place Theft from vehicle Aug. 11, 7 p.m.
1300 block of Maryland Street Aggravated assault Aug. 11, 7 p.m.
600 block of Saint Paul Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 11, 5:30 p.m.
200 block of Witmer Street Burglary Aug. 11, 5 p.m.
Wilshire Boulevard and Westlake Aggravated assault Aug. 11, 5 p.m.
1000 block of Wilshire Boulevard Robbery Aug. 11, 5 p.m.
Westmoreland and 8th Street Grand theft auto Aug. 11, 4 p.m.
800 block of Green Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 11, 4 p.m.
1500 block of West 7th Street Aggravated assault Aug. 11, 2 p.m.
700 block of South Alvarado Street Burglary Aug. 11, 1:10 p.m.
300 block of South La Fayette Park Place Theft from vehicle Aug. 11, 12:30 p.m.
300 block of South Alvarado Street Robbery Aug. 11, 5:30 a.m.
400 block of South Virgil Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 11, 2:40 a.m.
1300 block of West 6th Street Theft Aug. 11, 12:44 a.m.
Wilshire Boulevard and South Bixel Theft from vehicle Aug. 10, 9:30 p.m.
6th and Union Theft from vehicle Aug. 10, 5:30 p.m.
2900 block of West 6th Street Theft Aug. 10, 5:30 p.m.
400 block of South Virgil Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 9, 11 p.m.
2500 block of Wilshire Boulevard Theft from vehicle Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m.
La Fayette and Wilshire Aggravated assault Aug. 9, 4:40 p.m.
1700 block of James M Wood Boulevard Homicide Aug. 9, 3 p.m.
300 block of Columbia Avenue Burglary Aug. 9, 11 a.m.
1800 block of West 8th Street Robbery Aug. 9, 6:40 a.m.
700 block of South Westlake Avenue Aggravated assault Aug. 9, 2 a.m.
700 block of South Westlake Avenue Aggravated assault Aug. 9, 2 a.m.
1100 block of West 6th Street Aggravated assault Aug. 8, 10:55 p.m.
Union and Olympic Robbery Aug. 8, 10:25 p.m.
400 block of South Virgil Avenue Theft from vehicle Aug. 8, 9 p.m.
1100 block of Wilshire Boulevard Theft from vehicle Aug. 8, 9 p.m.
3rd Street and Bixel Theft from vehicle Aug. 8, 6 p.m.
400 block of South Virgil Avenue Grand theft auto Aug. 8, 5 p.m.
400 block of South Rampart Boulevard (Deleted) Aggravated assault Aug. 8, 9 a.m.
300 block of Columbia Avenue Burglary Aug. 8, 8:30 a.m.

Six-month summary

558 violent
crimes
1,235 property
crimes
152.3 crimes
per 10,000 people

Neighborhood Rank Crimes Per 10,000 people

Violent crimes: 27/209
Westlake
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Property crimes: 80/209
Westlake
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Crime types

Violent crimes (558)
Property crimes (1,235)

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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