and the second you type in a city and it gives an interesting comparison http://www.cityrating.com/citycrime.asp?city=Raleigh&state=NC
I hope that is useful to you.
I'd also recommend speaking with an officer assigned to the area. My experience with the Raleigh PD has been very poitive with these matters.
You can also go this interactive crime map â€“ very useful!! http://imaps.co.wake.nc.us/imaps/main.htm?mservice=ralcrime&
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