119 pages of details showing preliminary 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 or access them directly at:

http://shq.lasdnews.net/content\uoa/SHB\upload/119_page_PDF_crime_stats.pdf

These include year-to-date (YTD) December 2016 preliminary reported crime statistics compared to 2015 and compared to five years ago (2011).  Reported crimes for each sheriff's station and contract city include homicides, robberies, burglaries, etc.  To review the statistics, open the file, right click with your computer mouse and use the search engine:

http://shq.lasdnews.net/content\uoa/SHB\upload/119_page_PDF_crime_stats.pdf

As of the end of December 2016, preliminary reported crime data shows that overall incidents of violent crimes have increased 8.41% and property crimes have increased by 5.14% in Sheriff’s patrol areas countywide, compared to last year at this time.  These numbers combine to show a 5.70% increase in overall Part I crimes.

In comparison, the five year (2016/2011) change in YTD crime rate for December, preliminary crime data shows that overall incidents of violent crimes have increased by 2.13% and property crimes have increased by 6.68% in Sheriff’s patrol areas countywide, compared to five years ago.  These numbers combined to show a 5.84% increase in overall Part 1 crimes.

As of the end of December 2016, preliminary reported crime data shows that criminal homicides had increased 7.94% in Sheriff’s patrol areas compared to December of 2015 (202 YTD in 2016 while there were 187 YTD in 2015), and have increased by 17.24% compared to five years ago (168 YTD in 2011).

2011 Population Source:  LA County Internal Services Department (based on 2000 US Census and CA Department of Finance estimates).  2015 Population Source:  LA County Internal Services Department (based on 2010 US Census and CA Department of Finance estimates).  2016 YTD Crime Rates based on 2015 population estimates.

Note:  The LASD East Los Angeles Station has policed the unincorporated area of East Los Angeles and the city of Commerce for many years.  Beginning July 1, 2010, East Los Angeles Station added the policing of the cities of Maywood and Cudahy.  This should be considered when comparing 2015/2016 crime statistics to 2011.

You do not need to wait to see the monthly crime statistics summary. Continuously available expanded crime mapping for Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department patrol areas is available at www.Crimemapping.com and www.lasd.org.

The public can partner with law enforcement to prevent or report crime by contacting your local sheriff’s station.  Or, if they wish to remain anonymous, they can 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.

To access the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) national Online Tool that makes decades of crime statistics research easier, go to:

http://sheriff.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/lasd/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3gLAwgwcjfzdDPw9Hf3dAswNjcyCDLRDwfpwK3CyRwib4ADOBro-3nk56bqF2Rnpzk6KioCAMV4niQ!/dl3/d3/L2dJQSEvUUt3QS9ZQnZ3LzZfOTAwMEdPQlMyRzZNOTBJQ1Q2S1Y0UDFPMzA!/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/lasd+content/lasd+site/home/home+top+stories/fbi_crime_tool

and logon to the following links: UCR Data Tool; Crime Statistics; Uniform Crime Reporting Program; Crime in the United States, 2009.

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