You can go to the following link and enter addresses to check crime in particular areas. It is also very helpful to get a Realtor you are comfortable with to help in your home search, especially if you are unfamiliar with the area. Let me know if I may be of service to you. http://newsok.com/crimewatch
City-data.com is a great website that provides an extensive amount of information - demographics, crime rate, housing stats etc. A Realtor will also have access to Realist which is another great site for statistics on properties.