Advisory Message has been issued by the LASD - Headquarters Newsroom (SHB), Los Angeles County Sheriff.
Saturday November 13, 2010 11:04 AM PST
Overall 2010 Crime Declines Compared to 2009 in Communities Policed by the LASD (100 pages of detailed crime stats)
Over 100 pages of details showing reported crime statistics for the unincorporated communities and 42 contract cities policed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department can be found at www.lasd.org. Visit the Crime Prevention and Information page of www.lasd.org, or access them directly at http://file.lacounty.gov/lasd/cms1_148405.pdf
These include year-to-date 2010 reported crime statistics, compared to 2009, and compared to five years ago (2005). Reported crimes for each sheriff's station and city include homicides, robberies, burglaries, etc. (To review the statistics, open the file, right click with your computer mouse, and use the search engine.)
As of October 31, 2010, preliminary crime data shows that criminal homicides in Sheriff s patrol areas have decreased by 15.52 percent, compared to the same year-to-date period last year (175 homicides last year compared to 148 this year). This follows a five-year continuous decrease, resulting in a 51.96 percent decrease in homicides compared to five years ago, and the lowest homicide rate since 1975.
Most notable were decreases in homicides in the Compton Station area (including the city of Compton and nearby unincorporated areas) and Century Station area (which includes the city of Lynwood and nearby unincorporated areas). Compton Station homicides have reduced by 40.66 percent, with 37 homicides last year compared to 22 this year. Century Station had 30 homicides during the same period last year, as compared to 23 homicides this year, for a 23.29 percent decrease.
Reported incidents of violent crimes (Part I) have declined 1.74 percent, and serious property crimes (Part I) have declined by 3 percent in Sheriff s patrol areas countywide, compared to last year at this time. These numbers combine to show a 2.74 percent decrease in overall Part I crimes. Sheriff s stations experiencing the most significant decreases in overall violent crimes (Part I) over the same period last year included Marina del Rey Station at 25.5 percent, Walnut Station at 25.1 percent, Industry Station at 24.2 percent, and Altadena Station at 22.5 percent.
Crime prevention information, as well as reported crime statistics can be found on the Crime Prevention and Information page of the Los Angeles County Sheriff s Dept. website, www.lasd.org, or can be accessed directly at http://file.lacounty.gov/lasd/cms1_148405.pdf These include over 100 pages of specific statistics for each city and unincorporated community patrolled by the Los Angeles County Sheriff s Dept.
Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff s station. Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call LA Crime Stoppers by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
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Mike Parker, Captain
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
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