Crime in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Detectives Charlie Beck

LAPD sees increase in violent crime, assaults

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and police Chief Charlie Beck touted a continuing drop in the city’s overall crime rate during the first six months of 2014 despite an increase in […]

07/10/2014

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LA crime decreases during first 3 months of 2013

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Crime in Los Angeles decreased during the first three months of 2013, continuing what has been a trend in the nation’s second-largest city for the past decade.

04/08/2013

LA skyline

Crime down 2 percent in LA during 2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Overall crime in Los Angeles has dropped for a 10th consecutive year, but there were slight increases in murders and petty thefts.

12/28/2012