LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Citywide Gang Crime Summary
April, 1998

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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

LAST
YTD

% CHG
LAST
YTD

5YR
TREND

% CHG TO
5YR TREND

1

Homicide

5

14

40

87

-54.0

84.4

-52.6

2

Attempt Homicide

22

24

84

170

-50.6

151.6

-44.6

3

Felony Assault

184

180

682

853

-20.0

942.4

-27.6

4

* Attacks on Police Officers

10

12

54

47

14.9

42.8

26.2

5

Robbery

234

247

951

1510

-37.0

1384.4

-31.3

6

Shots Inhabited Dwell

15

7

36

57

-36.8

50.8

-29.1

7

Kidnap

1

7

24

31

-22.6

25.6

- 6.3

8

Rape

5

7

26

24

8.3

31.4

-17.2

9

Arson

1

0

1

3

-66.7

2.5

-60.0

10

** Witness Intimidation

39

27

104

155

-32.9

85.0

22.4

11

Extortion

2

0

3

5

-40.0

4.4

-31.8

12

*** Carjacking

10

12

46

45

2.2

35.2

30.7

 

TOTAL

528

536

2051

2987

-31.3

2840.5

-27.8

 

VICTS
THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH
LAST YEAR

INCIDENTS
THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH
LAST YEAR

% CHANGE
INCIDENTS

DRIVE-BY
SHOOTINGS

20

69

17

54

-68.52

YTD TOTAL

109

263

87

205

-57.56

                          Count of Los Angeles City gangs and gang members

GANGS

NUMBER

MEMBERSHIP

Hispanic

204

40,612

Crip

107

15,667

Blood

43

5,679

Asian

32

2,138

Stoner

16

758

White

5

724

TOTALS:

407

65,578

*      Includes Battery, ADW and Attempt Murders on Police Officers
**    Includes Terrorist Threats
*** Carjacking only statted from May, 1995


APRIL, 1998, SUMMARY REPORT
GANG-RELATED CRIMES

May 18, 1998


GEOGRAPHIC
AREA


THIS MONTH


LAST
MONTH


YEAR
TO-DATE


LAST
YTD


% CHG
LYTD

YR
TO-DATE
5YR TREND

YTD % CHG
TO
5YR TREND

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: CENTRAL ***
CENTRAL

16

14

54

27

100.0

37.8

42.9

HOLLENBECK

63

58

216

316

- 31.6

284.8

-24.2

NEWTON

56

51

205

175

17.1

224.2

- 8.6

NORTHEAST

56

41

190

177

7.3

214.0

-11.2

RAMPART

41

39

167

299

- 44.1

259.0

-35.5

BUREAU TOTALS:

232

203

832

994

- 16.3

1,019.8

-18.4

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: SOUTH ***
77TH STREET

32

59

177

263

-32.7

269.4

-34.3

HARBOR

48

22

136

103

32.0

132.0

3.0

SOUTHEAST

24

33

110

485

-77.3

266.0

-58.6

SOUTHWEST

38

38

159

372

-57.3

271.0

-41.3

BUREAU TOTALS:

142

152

582

1,223

-52.4

938.4

-38.0

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: VALLEY ***
DEVONSHIRE

23

22

74

66

12.1

71.4

3.6

FOOTHILL

16

37

86

124

-30.6

131.0

-34.4

NO. HOLLYWOOD

16

30

94

77

22.1

109.0

-13.8

VAN NUYS

40

36

136

98

38.8

134.4

1.2

WEST VALLEY

18

11

55

54

1.9

81.2

-32.3

BUREAU TOTALS:

113

136

445

419

6.2

527.0

-15.6

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: WEST ***
HOLLYWOOD

8

13

52

148

-64.9

130.4

-60.1

PACIFIC

12

11

46

55

-16.4

56.4

-18.4

WEST LOS ANGELES

5

7

16

34

-52.9

36.0

-55.6

WILSHIRE

16

14

78

114

-31.6

129.2

-39.6

BUREAU TOTALS:

41

45

192

351

-45.3

352.0

-45.5