Crime at Los Angeles International Airport jumped 10 percent in 2013, while arrests rose 17 percent, according to statistics released Monday.
I’ll have a full story for our print edition, but it’s important to remember that the number of overall crimes at LAX is extremely low. Jump or not, there isn’t much need to worry about violence at LAX.
Here are the stats:
|Part I Crimes Against Persons||2013||2012|
* Miscellaneous offenses include: weapon violations, prohibited items, drug-related offenses, loitering/illegal lodging, operating a vehicle for hire without authority, drunk in public, driving with a suspended or without a valid license, and solicitation violations.
|Part I Crimes Against Property||2013||2012|
|Theft from Vehicle||21||19|
|Motor Vehicle Theft (Grand Theft Auto)||7||8|