LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Citywide Gang Crime Summary
August, 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

17

17

117

143

-18.2

187.0

-37.4

2

Attempt Homicide

47

35

240

296

-18.9

310.0

-22.6

3

Felony Assault

204

220

1,493

1,798

-17.0

1,931.8

-22.7

4

* Attacks on Police Officers

15

19

117

102

14.7

103.6

12.9

5

Robbery

269

287

2,135

2,879

-25.8

2,644.2

-19.3

6

Shots Inhabited Dwell

6

10

70

112

-37.5

102.0

-31.4

7

Kidnap

3

7

38

54

-29.6

46.2

-17.7

8

Rape

11

4

55

74

-25.7

68.6

-19.8

9

Arson

0

0

3

11

-72.7

6.8

-55.9

10

** Witness Intimidation

38

42

270

340

-20.6

187.4

44.1

11

Extortion

1

3

10

24

-58.3

14.6

-31.5

12

*** Carjacking

24

19

111

89

24.7

96.0

15.6

 

TOTAL

635

663

4,659

5,922

-21.3

5,698.2

-18.2

 

 

VICTS
THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH
LAST YEAR

INCIDENTS
THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH
LAST YEAR

% CHANGE
INCIDENTS

DRIVE-BY
SHOOTINGS

94

66

67

55

21.8

YTD TOTAL

343

475

270

409

-33.9

Count of Los Angeles City gangs and gang members

GANGS

NUMBER

MEMBERSHIP

Hispanic

204

41,066

Crip

107

15,793

Blood

43

5,787

Asian

32

2,158

Stoner

16

764

White

5

727

TOTALS:

407

66,295

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


AUGUST, 1998, SUMMARY REPORT
GANG-RELATED CRIMES

September 24, 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

18

30

155

82

89.0

92.8

67.0

HOLLENBECK

94

78

534

683

- 21.8

611.2

-12.6

NEWTON

76

62

468

349

34.1

414.4

12.9

NORTHEAST

26

71

384

378

1.6

422.4

- 9.1

RAMPART

53

39

361

549

- 34.2

512.4

-29.5

BUREAU TOTALS:

267

280

1,902

2,041

- 6.8

2,053.2

- 7.4

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

62

80

504

404

24.8

506.2

- 0.4

HARBOR

37

54

332

223

48.9

274.4

21.0

SOUTHEAST

57

38

304

998

-69.5

503.8

-39.7

SOUTHWEST

43

59

355

652

-45.6

490.4

-27.6

BUREAU TOTALS:

199

231

1,495

2,277

-34.3

1,774.8

-15.8

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: VALLEY ***
DEVONSHIRE

20

21

142

120

18.3

156.8

- 9.4

FOOTHILL

25

17

171

247

-30.8

272.2

-37.2

NO. HOLLYWOOD

16

19

176

170

3.5

210.6

-16.4

VAN NUYS

34

31

238

181

31.5

255.8

- 7.0

WEST VALLEY

9

16

138

132

4.5

182.0

-24.2

BUREAU TOTALS:

104

104

865

850

1.8

1,077.4

-19.7

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: WEST ***
HOLLYWOOD

16

20

118

277

-57.4

278.8

-57.7

PACIFIC

19

7

91

151

-39.7

134.6

-32.4

WEST LOS ANGELES

9

0

39

74

-47.3

72.8

-46.4

WILSHIRE

21

21

149

252

-40.9

283.8

-47.5

BUREAU TOTALS:

65

48

397

754

-47.3

770.0

-48.4