Our recommendation is to not place strangers in the position of providing this type of judgemental information about such an important matter.
Plan a long weekend or family vacation for the expressed purpose of getting a feel for the area and its residents....NOT to buy. This way you can rely on your own values and personal opinion without clouding the issue with what others think.
There are good people and bad people everywhere, it doesn't matter how affluent the community is. What I can tell you is that Arizona in general is a great place to live. If you are interested in crime statistics there are many websites, and probably other forums where you can get that data.