According to the latest statistics available, homicides and violent crime have fallen significantly in the LAPD North Hollywood Division's patrol area in 2011.
The most recent COMPSTAT report (see attached document), which covers through Dec. 24, shows that there have been seven homicides in 2011 in the North Hollywood area, compared to 13 in 2010, which is a 46 percent drop. Robberies fell 23 percent, and rapes fell five percent. Reports of aggravated assaults did rise by seven percent, but overall violent crime has fallen 10 percent in 2011 in the North Hollywood Division's patrol area, which includes all of North Hollywood south of Saticoy Street, a small part of Sun Valley, Valley Village, Valley Glen east of the Tujunga Wash, most of Studio City and the Cahuenga Pass.
The drop in crime continues a citywide and national trend, as 2010 saw city leaders applauding the lowest homicide and violent crime rates in decades.
Citywide, violent crime in the LAPD's patrol area has fallen seven percent through Dec. 24 compared to 2011(see attached.)