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Kelly Zimmons, Other/Just Looking in Hayward, CA

My brother and sister in law are looking to by a house on Tyrell in Hayward, I don't think it is a good

Asked by Kelly Zimmons, Hayward, CA Tue Mar 11, 2008

neighbordhood, help me to help them, where can I go to get the crime rates

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We lived in Hayward for 7 years and it was great! Not much crime in that neighborhood. It's the neighborhood near Folsom and Lassen Street.
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Having done a fair amount of research into this topic, I can tell you that crime is *fairly* evenly distributed throughout Hayward, and Hayward's overall crime rate is slightly lower than the national average. However, I still consider Hayward to be a moderate- to high-crime city by Bay Area standards.

The best way to understand crime in a neighborhood is to spend a few hours driving the neighborhood and talking with residents. Ask them about the sort of crime that occurs in the area; ask them if they feel safe; if they say crime in the area is low, ask them where crime *does* occur. Probe for details.

I've posted two referrence documents on my website for you. The first is a breakdown of crime in Hayward as a whole, from homes.com. The second is a breakdown of crime "per beat" in Hayward. Tyrell is in Beat G.

http://www.bafpg.com/downloads/HaywardCrime1.pdf http://www.bafpg.com/downloads/HaywardCrime2.pdf
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