LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Citywide Gang Crime Summary
DECEMBER, 1996

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The gang crime totals were prepared by the bureau CRASH units and this report was compiled by Detective Support Division

Gang-Related Crimes

CRIME

CATEGORY

THIS MONTH

LAST MONTH

YR-TO-

DATE

5YR

TREND

% CHG TO

5YR TREND

1

Homicide

19

17

295

369.8

-20.2

2

Attempt Homicide

38

16

456

629.6

-27.6

3

Felony Assault

199

195

2649

3590.0

-26.2

4

* Attacks on Police Officers

6

9

92

122.6

-24.9

5

Robbery

396

383

4519

4209.4

7.4

6

Shots Inhabited Dwell

6

16

169

168.6

0.2

7

Kidnap

6

8

79

68.0

16.2

8

Rape

10

9

104

107.6

-3.3

9

Arson

1

1

5

12.0

-58.3

10

** Witness Intimidation

33

22

265

124.2

113.4

11

Extortion

1

2

27

15.2

77.6

12

*** Carjacking

13

12

224

--

--

 

TOTAL

728

690

8884

3417.0

-5.7

 

 

VICTS

THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH

LAST YEAR

INCIDENTS

THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH

LAST YEAR

% CHANGE

INCIDENTS

DRIVE-BY

SHOOTINGS

71

112

61

91

-32.9

YTD TOTAL

874

1255

782

992

-21.2

Count of Los Angeles City gangs and gang members

GANGS

NUMBER

MEMBERSHIP

Hispanic

204

38,895

Crip

106

14,771

Blood

43

5,292

Asian

32

1,973

Stoner

16

729

White

5

640

TOTALS:

406

62,300

* Includes Battery, ADW and Attempt Murders on Police Officers

** Includes Terrorist Threats

DECEMBER, 1996, SUMMARY REPORT

GANG-RELATED CRIMES

GEOGRAPHIC

AREA

THIS MONTH

LAST MONTH

YEAR-TO-DATE

YR-TO-DATE

5YR TREND

YTD % CHG

TO 5YR TREND

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: CENTRAL ***

CENTRAL

11

8

105

104.2

0.8

HOLLENBECK

72

79

1047

937.0

11.7

NEWTON

33

47

447

735.0

-35.1

NORTHEAST

40

23

832

653.0

27.4

RAMPART

65

64

670

929.2

-27.9

BUREAU TOTALS:

221

221

3131

3358.4

-6.8

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: SOUTH ***

77TH STREET

79

54

929

1042.2

-10.9

HARBOR

26

16

404

446.2

-9.5

SOUTHEAST

131

107

667

740.8

-9.9

SOUTHWEST

116

100

902

743.8

21.3

BUREAU TOTALS:

352

277

2902

2973.0

-2.4

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: VALLEY ***

DEVONSHIRE

9

14

200

242.6

-17.6

FOOTHILL

15

34

374

267.0

-19.9

NO. HOLLYWOOD

16

23

302

358.0

-15.6

VAN NUYS

19

23

346

416.2

-16-9

WEST VALLEY

13

23

301

283.6

6.1

BUREAU TOTALS:

72

117

1523

1767.4

-13.8

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: WEST ***

HOLLYWOOD

30

25

511

489.4

4.4

PACIFIC

14

7

176

215.6

-18.4

WEST LOS ANGELES

18

13

138

142.4

-3.1

WILSHIRE

21

30

503

551.6

-8.8

BUREAU TOTALS:

83

75

1328

1399.0

-5.1