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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how safe is this neighborhood for children? will they be able to play outside? do we have to worry about shootings, robberies, etc.?
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 May 20, 2013 Crime & Safety in East Flatbush
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
what is crime like in Ocean Hill area of Brooklyn?
I'd also recommend that you check out the local crime maps here on Trulia: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Brooklyn-New_York/crime/ ]

Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Crime & Safety in 11233
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how safe is 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
1 vote Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Crime & Safety in Bushwick
Madeline Pad…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Madeline Padovano answered:
267 powers street
Hi Carmelo
You need to check with the local police department's website for that information
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Crime & Safety in Bushwick
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Individual crimes near 236 maffat
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 Apr 15, 2013 Crime & Safety in Bushwick
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
What about muggings in the area?
Hi there-

You can check out the crime tabs here: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Brooklyn-New_York/community-info/

Hope this helps!

Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Crime & Safety in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Lerone Bleas…, Renter in 11226
Lerone Bleasdille answered:
I'm considering and apartment on Caton Avenue and Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush-Ditmas Park area, is it safe?
Hi, I have lived within a block of that area for the past 6 years, it is relatively safe. Anything that happens is more out of the norm than anything else.
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 14, 2013 Crime & Safety in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Ms. Green, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Ms. Green answered:
Which Brooklyn neighborhoods are the best (and safest) for families with young children to go trick-or-treating in?
Wow, you just brought back some great memories! :-) When my children was little we loved to trick or treat in Park Slope! The crowd was great and practically every home participated! ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Oct 25, 2012 Crime & Safety in Brooklyn
Michael A., Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Michael A. answered:
Why is the crime rate so much higher near the park? This doesn't seem like a safe neighbor hood at all, is it?
Hello, I understand you're concerned about the crime rate near the Park. This is what i would do, I would visit the area on the weekend and ask the locals. Some crimes go on without rep ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 2, 2012 Crime & Safety in Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Israel Wittow, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Israel Wittow answered:
My daughter is sub-letting an apt in Bedford-Stuyvasent area, Brooklyn, NYC. I am now hearing warnings about high crime, but was under impression
As I answered before.
It's still a problem, but the neighborhood is changing quickly. Big neighborhood blocks blocks going by some really good and some not really. Should check before. ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Crime & Safety in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Israel Wittow, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Israel Wittow answered:
is this studio located in a safe area?
The best way to check on this area to go several times a day and night, take a look at what kind of people there are in the area if you feel comfortable, is a good area..
Hope I help
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Crime & Safety in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Israel Wittow, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Israel Wittow answered:
I am a 27 year old, 130 lb woman. Would this be a safe place for me to live??
The neighborhood is changing., But still there is a way. There are areas better than others. Number of times I went back really late from work and saw few girls return from the train . ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Crime & Safety in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Eleanor M Ro…, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Eleanor M Rollins answered:
Moving to 943 St Marks Ave in a few weeks and I'm married. Will my wife be safe walking on Kingston from the C or 3? please advise dquejuan@gmail.com
Interesting how this question is coming up for those "moving into" the community. Ask someone who has lived there for the last 20 years or so, ask the community. Safety can be a factor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 5, 2012 Crime & Safety in Bedford - Stuyvesant
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
is Dumont Avenue a high crime area?
This article appeared in the Wall St. Journal today with references to the 73rd Precinct; http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444860104577559402185384374.html?mod=WSJ_NY_LEFTT ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 31, 2012 Crime & Safety in Brownsville
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
83-06 Vietor Ave, Elmhurst, NY
Perhaps your question was cut off....however you can try contacting the property directly...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 31, 2012 Crime & Safety in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Malcom, Home Buyer in England, AR
Malcom answered:
safety of subway ride late at night from manhatten to park slope?
Sure :) I often use subway at night from manhatten to park slope...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 30, 2012 Crime & Safety in Park Slope
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
Individual Crimes near 7 Prospect Park SW #3 in this building and directly outside?
Hello Lee, have you seen the Brooklyn Paper Police Blotter, it speaks to many local crime events, here is the link; http://www.brooklynpaper.com/sections/news/crime/
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 21, 2012 Crime & Safety in Windsor Terrace
Jenet Levy, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jenet Levy answered:
Is there a 3bdrm apt. anywhere in safe areas of NYC? under 500,000?
Chessmaster357,
You won't find a 3-BR for under $500K in the brownstone neighborhoods of Brooklyn, or Windsor Terrrace (which you question is posted under). You would need to venture ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 17, 2012 Crime & Safety in Windsor Terrace
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
How bad is the crime in the location?Is there a lot of shooting in the summer time in the area?
Dear Marie:

How many shootings would you consider to be a lot? I am not sure what area you are referring to but you should check with the local police precinct and also do some rese ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 8, 2012 Crime & Safety in Brooklyn
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