The Daily News today unveiled Under Arrest in L.A., which it calls "a list, updated daily, of felony arrests made by the Los Angeles Police Department over a 30-day period. The information is compiled from LAPD arrest records and is made available through the California Public Records Act." You can browse the names of who has been arrested over the past month, or search by arrestee name, arrest date, booking jail, and accused crime. With it are graphs showing, for instance, that yesterday in Los Angeles there were 185 felony arrests, led by 26 for drug possession, 18 for meth possession, 15 for parole violations, 12 for burglary offenses and 11 for robbery. That was a good day: the average weekday arrest total over the past month is 289, the paper says.
Previously on LA Observed:
L.A. Times launches new online crime maps