LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Citywide Gang Crime Summary
DECEMBER 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

15

28

350

347

0.9

268.2

30.5

2

Attempt Homicide

45

44

726

728

-0.1

594.8

22.2

3

Felony Assault

196

259

3430

3508

-2.3

2942.6

16.5

4

* Attacks on Police Officers

10

8

114

138

-17.4

134.6

-15.3

5

Robbery

218

306

2808

2754

2.0

2771.2

1.3

6

Shots Inhabited Dwell

7

22

330

366

-9.8

248.8

32.6

7

Kidnap

4

9

77

64

20.3

64.6

19.2

8

Rape

5

1

65

59

10.2

70.6

-7.9

9

Arson

0

0

6

4

50.0

5.4

11.1

10

** Witness Intimidation

58

75

849

812

4.6

610.0

39.2

11

Extortion

1

0

6

11

-45.5

10.0

-40.0

12

Carjacking

12

20

209

143

46.2

173.8

20.3

 

TOTAL

571

772

8970

8934

0.4

7895.0

13.7

 

VICTS
THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH
LAST YEAR

INCIDENTS
THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH
LAST YEAR

% CHANGE
INCIDENTS

DRIVE-BY
SHOOTINGS

54

125

34

94

-63.8

YTD TOTAL

1404

1491

979

1063

-7.9

Count of Los Angeles City gangs and gang members

GANGS

NUMBER

MEMBERSHIP

Hispanic

204

30,517

Crip

107

12,016

Blood

43

4,700

Asian

32

1,701

Stoner

16

704

White

5

859

TOTALS:

407

50,497

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

DECEMBER 2002
SUMMARY REPORT
GANG-RELATED CRIMES

GEOGRAPHIC
AREA

THIS MONTH

LAST MONTH

YEAR-TO-DATE

LAST
YTD

% CHG
LYTD

YTD
5YR AVERAGE

% CHG
TO 5YR AVERAGE

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: CENTRAL ***
CENTRAL

5

3

68

69

-1.4

97.6

-30.3

HOLLENBECK

60

72

819

673

21.7

663.8

23.4

NEWTON

44

92

711

876

-18.8

666.6

6.7

NORTHEAST

72

65

983

979

0.4

747.2

31.6

RAMPART

47

55

700

684

2.3

583.8

19.9

BUREAU TOTALS:

228

287

3281

3281

0.0

2759.0

18.9

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

75

116

1015

949

7.0

962.8

5.4

HARBOR

22

15

368

590

-37.6

404.4

-9.0

SOUTHEAST

47

70

1132

1025

10.4

847.2

33.6

SOUTHWEST

21

47

512

538

-4.8

513.6

-0.3

BUREAU TOTALS:

165

248

3027

3102

-2.4

2728.0

11.0

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: VALLEY ***
DEVONSHIRE

16

11

247

265

-6.8

280.8

-12.0

FOOTHILL

18

33

386

394

-2.0

369.2

4.6

NO. HOLLYWOOD

16

28

241

213

13.1

213.2

13.0

VAN NUYS

17

41

296

226

31.0

283.6

4.4

WEST VALLEY

2

10

134

216

-38.0

204.4

-34.4

BUREAU TOTALS:

69

123

1304

1314

-0.8

1351.2

-3.5

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: WEST ***
HOLLYWOOD

26

32

433

388

11.6

321.0

34.9

PACIFIC

29

13

180

225

-20.0

189.0

-4.8

WEST LOS ANGELES

7

6

117

99

18.2

88.8

31.8

WILSHIRE

47

63

628

525

19.6

458.0

37.1

BUREAU TOTALS:

109

114

1358

1237

9.8

1056.8

28.5

*** BUREAU TOTALS ***
CENTRAL

228

287

3281

3281

0.0

2759.0

18.9

SOUTH

165

248

3027

3102

-2.4

2728.0

11.0

VALLEY

69

123

1304

1314

-0.8

1351.2

-3.5

WEST

109

114

1358

1237

9.8

1056.8

28.5

BUREAU TOTALS:

571

772

8970

8934

0.4

7895.0

13.7