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Michael Free…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Michael Freeland answered:
Looking at properties in the area. I am from out of state looking to relocate. Curious as to the crime in this area.
As for accuracy, that is something we really can't know for sure, but our police departments are held to that standard by community groups.
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jan 25, 2014 Crime & Safety in McDonough
Miriam Berns…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Miriam Bernstein answered:
Can you explain the disparity between the "Hot Blocks" and the crime reports on Trulia Crime Maps?
Hello Ray. Crime maps can only give a broad indication of what is going on in any particular area. Certain crimes are withheld because of confidentiality and most importantly these re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 5, 2013 Crime & Safety in Gentilly Terrace
Tiffany Delo…, Renter in New Orleans, LA
Tiffany Delong answered:
Hi, what are all instances of crimes in last 24 months in 0.5 mile around 11289 wavely Drive? Your information is greatly appreciated.
you can get all of the crime data on crimemapping.com. You can enter an address to search a specific radius and filter by different crimes and the date range. BEST WEBSITE!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 3, 2013 Crime & Safety in Read Boulevard East
Fandole44, Home Buyer in New Orleans, LA
Fandole44 answered:
How safe is the French Quarter at night?
It's okay, but you may stick out like sore thumbs. You'd probably do best taking a 'pedi cab'. Cooler and cheaper than regular taxis and its a straight shot from Bourbon. After all th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Crime & Safety in New Orleans
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
i am highly thinking of purchasing in this area. How is the crime rate for this neighborhood?
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 23, 2013 Crime & Safety in Village De L'Est
The Clouse T…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
The Clouse Team answered:
is New Orleans a safe place to live..I know it's known for high crime,,however,I'm relocating from another state..I'd like to know the real deal there
Much like any other city New Orleans has it's fair share of crime, however, some areas of the city have less than others. As an officer told my mom over 45 years ago "watch y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Crime & Safety in New Orleans
Ian Cockburn,…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Ian Cockburn, Broker answered:
In the direct vacinity of 1025 Leonidas - a couple of blocks - can you give me the last year crime stats?
Visit my website noted below and put in the address or mouse through the neighbourhoods on thw WALKSCORE box to get a good idea.

Beyond that, look at www.projectnola.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 10, 2013 Crime & Safety in Leonidas
Ian Cockburn,…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Ian Cockburn, Broker answered:
are the crimes mainly drug related?
Most crime are young uneducated thugs fighting amongst themselves. Drugs are usually their only understanding of a means of exchange.
Fortunately their stomping grounds are increasing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 24, 2013 Crime & Safety in Little Woods
Ian Cockburn,…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Ian Cockburn, Broker answered:
Thinking about buying a second home in the Quarter but concerned about the crime which is a deterrent. Interested in feedback from residents.
The Quarter is part of a "security district" This means its residents pay a little extra to get additional police protection than other parts of the city. There are similar districts t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 1, 2013 Crime & Safety in French Quarter
Daniel, Other/Just Looking in Baton Rouge, LA
Daniel answered:
Any robberies or burglaries?
its new orleans! Yes, there are "robberies, burglaries", Kidnapping, rape, sexual assault, all typys of wonderful anti human crimes
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 27, 2012 Crime & Safety in Fairgrounds
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
what is crime like in the 8300 block of birch st. ?
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 18, 2012 Crime & Safety in Leonidas
Lisa Heindel, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Lisa Heindel answered:
safety in this area as far as living there
The city has crime stats on their website (http://www.nola.gov/government/nopd/crime-maps/). Additionally, you can call and talk to the police district quality of life officer to get a ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue May 1, 2012 Crime & Safety in New Orleans
Ian Cockburn,…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Ian Cockburn, Broker answered:
does anyone know much about the area around Royal & Marigny streets? Would it be unwise for me, a mid-20's?
It depends on you, your lifestyle such as when and where you work and play, where you came from and what you enjoy. This area has alot of artsy folks but is quite a mix of artsy to mov ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 8, 2012 Crime & Safety in New Orleans
Ian Cockburn,…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Ian Cockburn, Broker answered:
I am moving to New Orleans in the spring. I have a old cat and a medium sized dog. Other than tht it is just me. I am a chef and have my one transport
Cats are not much of a problem...dogs are. Alot depends on where you want to live and what you are willing to pay for being close to work, etc.

Remember if a landlord accepts a dog, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 8, 2012 Crime & Safety in New Orleans
Ian Cockburn,…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Ian Cockburn, Broker answered:
What is the numbers for the crime?
How to "evaluate" crime in a place in New Orleans:
1) Take whatever anyone says including the news as a grain of salt
2) Cut back on salt
3) Go to the neighbourhood you are thinking ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 8, 2012 Crime & Safety in New Orleans
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