LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Citywide Gang Crime Summary
AUGUST, 2002

The gang crime totals were prepared by the Bureau SEU 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
AVERAGE

% CHG TO
5YR AVERAGE

1

Homicide

28

34

256

210

21.9

173.8

47.3

2

Attempt Homicide

53

75

520

456

14.0

392.8

32.4

3

Felony Assault

293

338

2378

2256

5.4

1960.8

21.3

4

* Attacks on Police Officers

9

6

72

106

-32.1

98.8

-27.1

5

Robbery

237

218

1800

1666

8.0

1813.6

-0.7

6

Shots Inhabited Dwell

16

36

261

186

40.3

159.2

63.9

7

Kidnap

6

2

44

36

22.2

42.6

3.3

8

Rape

6

7

49

36

36.1

50.0

-2.0

9

Arson

1

0

5

3

66.7

3.60

38.9

10

** Witness Intimidation

80

86

588

539

9.1

411.6

42.9

11

Extortion

1

0

5

8

-37.5

6.8

-26.5

12

Carjacking

15

16

142

79

79.7

113.2

25.4

 

TOTAL

745

818

6120

5581

9.7

5226.8

17.1

 

 

VICTS
THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH
LAST YEAR

INCIDENTS
THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH
LAST YEAR

% CHANGE
INCIDENTS

DRIVE-BY
SHOOTINGS

103

167

70

110

-36.4

YTD TOTAL

1008

953

708

671

5.5

Count of Los Angeles City gangs and gang members

GANGS

NUMBER

MEMBERSHIP

Hispanic

204

32,493

Crip

107

12,673

Blood

43

5,033

Asian

32

1,726

Stoner

16

724

White

5

782

TOTALS:

407

53,431

* Includes Battery, ADW and Attempt Murders on Police Officers
** Includes Terrorist Threats

AUGUST 2002, SUMMARY REPORT
GANG-RELATED CRIMES

GEOGRAPHIC
AREA

THIS MONTH

LAST MONTH

YEAR-
TO-DATE

LAST
YTD

% CHG
LYTD

YTD
5YR AVERAGE

YTD % CHG
5YR AVERAGE

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: CENTRAL ***

CENTRAL

2

13

53

49

8.2

75.0

-29.3

HOLLENBECK

61

77

527

409

28.9

455.2

15.8

NEWTON

61

63

447

524

-14.3

434.2

2.9

NORTHEAST

85

89

706

568

24.3

470.8

50.0

RAMPART

63

52

479

452

6.0

400.0

19.8

BUREAU TOTALS:

272

294

2212

2002

10.5

1835.2

20.5

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: SOUTH ***

77TH STREET

82

95

686

551

24.5

632.6

8.4

HARBOR

42

47

270

342

-21.1

254.8

6.0

SOUTHEAST

86

109

833

679

22.7

585.0

42.4

SOUTHWEST

35

60

364

329

10.6

340.8

6.8

BUREAU TOTALS:

245

311

2153

1901

13.3

1813.2

18.7

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: VALLEY ***

DEVONSHIRE

22

19

179

185

-3.2

192.0

-6.8

FOOTHILL

26

35

243

249

-2.4

228.2

6.5

NO. HOLLYWOOD

16

14

154

148

4.1

149.8

2.8

VAN NUYS

24

38

198

151

31.1

188.6

5.0

WEST VALLEY

9

12

103

150

-31.3

139.6

-26.2

BUREAU TOTALS:

97

118

877

883

-0.7

898.2

-2.4

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: WEST ***

HOLLYWOOD

41

36

294

258

14.0

210.6

39.6

PACIFIC

18

13

110

151

-27.2

118.8

-7.4

WEST LOS ANGELES

18

11

81

69

17.4

56.8

42.6

WILSHIRE

54

35

393

317

24.0

293.8

33.8

BUREAU TOTALS:

131

95

878

795

10.4

680.0

29.1

*** BUREAU TOTALS ***

CENTRAL

272

294

2212

2002

10.5

1835.2

20.5

SOUTH

245

311

2153

1901

13.3

1813.2

18.7

VALLEY

97

118

877

883

-0.7

898.2

-2.4

WEST

131

95

878

795

10.4

680.0

29.1

BUREAU TOTALS:

745

818

6120

5581

9.7

5226.8

17.1