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2018 Crime Stats For Grownups: These Long Beach Areas Had The Highest Numbers Of 2018 Violent Crimes Against Persons (Murder+Rape+Robbery+Aggravated Assault) is reader and advertiser supported. Support independent news in LB similar to the way people support NPR and PBS stations. We're not non-profit so it's not tax deductible but $49.95 (less than an annual dollar a week) helps keep us online.
(Jan. 11, 2019, 7:40 p.m.) -- The area from 4th St. to 7th St. and from Long Beach Blvd. to Atlantic Ave. (near St. Anthony's Church) is the LBPD crime reporting district with highest number of 2018 "Part 1" violent crimes against persons. LBPD's 2018 crime stats (released Jan. 10) show that the area had 23 robberies (averaging nearly two per month), 18 aggravated assaults (averaging one roughly every six weeks) and 1 rape.

It's part of LB's 1st Council district, represented since mid-July 2014 by Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez, whose Council district accounted for the highest, the third highest, the fifth highest and the sixth highest 2018 totals of Part 1 violent crimes against persons among LBPD's 280+ neighborhood crime reporting districts citywide. Gonzalez's Council district also had eleven homicides in 2018, an average of nearly one a month and the highest number among LB's nine Council districts.

Under federal crime reporting standards, LBPD reports "Part 1 crimes against persons," a category that includes murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Aggravated assaults include but aren't limited to shootings.

Not all LBPD crime reporting districts are of equal size; most within LB's downtown and central LB area are of similar size; others have irregular shapes. To view a map showing LBPD's crime reporting districts, click here.

LBPD's 2018 crime stats show the following:

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LBPD reporting district# of Part 1 crimes against personsLocationCrime dataCouncil district
4th to 7th, LB Blvd to Atlantic (St. Anthony adjacent)23 robberies, 18 aggravated assaults, 1 rape1st/Gonzalez
PCH to 20th, Pacific to LB Blvd. (south Wrigley)19 aggravated assaults, 14 robberies, 3 rapes6th/Andrews
PCH to 20th, Santa Fe to LA River (WLB)1 murder, 27 aggravated assaults, 5 robberies, 2 rapes1st/Gonzalez
Willow to 28th, Pacific to LB Blvd. (Wrigley)19 aggravated assaults, 14 robberies, 1 rape6th/Andrews
Ocean Blvd. to Broadway, Magnolia to Pacific (Civic Center block)12 aggravated assaults, 12 rapes, 9 robberies2nd/Pearce
10th St. to Anaheim, LB Blvd. to Atlantic20 aggravated assaults, 12 robberiesMainly 1st/Gonzalez, portion of 6th/Andrews
South to Harding, Orange to Cherry23 aggravated assaults, 7 robberies, 1 rape9th/Richardson
15th to PCH, Pacific to LB Blvd.20 aggravated assaults, 11 robberies1st/Gonzalez
Anaheim to 15th, Magnolia to Pacific (Wash.Middle School)1 murder, 14 robberies, 13 aggravated assaults, 2 rapes1st/Gonzalez
7th to 10th St., MLK to Orange21 aggravated assaults, 5 robberies, 4 rapes1st/Gonzalez
Ocean to Broadway, Pacific to LB Blvd.14 robberies, 13 aggravated assaults, 2 rapes2nd/Pearce
PCH to 20th, LB Blvd. to Atlantic (NW of Poly High)1 murder, 14 aggravated assaults, 12 robberies, 2 rapes6th/Andrews
10th to Anaheim, Temple to Redondo15 aggravated assaults, 11 robberies, 3 rapes4th/Supernaw limited our details above to LBPD reporting districts with 70% or more of the part 1 crimes against persons in the highest reporting district.






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