How safe is your neighborhood? How safe is the neighborhood you might want to move to? One of the easiest ways to check is to look up the crime statistics in your area. These sites are often updated daily (if not hourly!) and provide you with easy-to-understand charts and facts.
Check out the websites below for fast, easy ways to make sure you know what’s going on.
- Crime Reports: Enter your zip code, and search an interactive map of your neighborhood, city, or state. View up-to-date reports of break-ins, assaults, thefts and other crime.
- Spot Crime: Sign-up for text alerts when there is a new crime reported in your area.
- Family Watchdog: This website will tell you about all the registered sex offenders living in your neighborhood. Sign-up for free notifications of when a sex offender moves in, along with free tips to keep your family safe.
Be sure to check out our post on How To Choose a Neighborhood for more online tools.