Tag: Crime

Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

  This holiday season, don’t let the spirit of giving lull you into giving criminals a better chance to do their dirty work.  The Los Angeles Police Department offers safety tips below to consider during the holiday season and year around! If You Are Traveling: Get an automatic timer for your lights. Ask a neighbor […]

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Two Local Neighborhoods Mobilize Against Crime

Two Local Neighborhoods Mobilize Against Crime

| October 18, 2017 | 3 Comments

As all of our local LAPD representatives will tell you, crime is up all over the city this year, in every category…and, unfortunately, some of that increase has been felt in our local neighborhoods. (According to Wilshire Division Captain Tony Oddo, there have been five additional robberies this year in the area from Wilshire to […]

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Recent Crimes…and Neighborhood Responses

Recent Crimes…and Neighborhood Responses

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Continuing with an unsettling trend this year, there have been numerous reports of crime in the neighborhood in the last several weeks. (Private security firm SSA reported nearly 200 calls for service in its monthly report this month.) Last month, on September 14th, there was a particularly disturbing violent home invasion on the 800 block […]

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“Hot Prowl Burglaries” on the Rise

“Hot Prowl Burglaries” on the Rise

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

A recent series of “hot prowl burglaries” promoted local security firm SSA to send out a crime alert to clients that SSA shared with the Buzz. A “hot prowl burglary” is a law enforcement term used to describe when a burglar enters a dwelling when the residents are home. The recent hot prowl burglaries have […]

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Prowler Cases Dunsmuir Block, Cuts Power to One House

Prowler Cases Dunsmuir Block, Cuts Power to One House

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’ve been hearing about a lot of vehicle thefts, thefts from vehicles and residential burglaries in our general area this summer (overall crime is up about 12% over last year), but in the early morning hours of August 23, there was an incident on the 1000 block of S. Dunsmuir that was a bit more […]

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More on Citrus Avenue Shooting

More on Citrus Avenue Shooting

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Police now believe one of the suspects in the home invasion robbery and shooting that occurred on Wednesday morning in the 1100 block of South Citrus in the Longwood Highlands neighborhood knew the victim, according to Senior Lead Officer Hebel Rodriquez, who briefed the Buzz late Thursday afternoon. The police are searching for four African American […]

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