Boyle Heights Beat columnists met almost 50 occupants about which regions they considered "safe" and "unsafe" in the area. A significant number of those met recorded "home" as the most secure territory. At the point when requested another area, a few people recorded schools and libraries, and two recorded holy places. "I have a sense of security in the Roosevelt High School gymnasium," said one of the respondents. "It's in every case loaded with school can recollect, pack viciousness in Boyle Heights hasn't left. In any event 20 unique packs still call Boyle Heights home. A year ago, almost six percent of the homicides in Los Angeles occurred in Boyle Heights, as indicated by LAPD information. This is a similar rate as in 1992, when wrongdoing was at its largest amount citywide. What's more, the city still observes Boyle Heights as a "hot spot" for savagery.