As a female not only the types of crime but the frequency with which they are committed. When I was a single woman living in Alexandria and Reston VA both of these things were of major importance to me. I loved living in both locations but took the necessary precautions to maintain my personal safety.... more
Washington Post.com just came out with a great tool called Local Explorer. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/local-explorer/index.html. You can type in the address and then click the "Crime" tab. It will plot information directly from the police blotter on a map of the neighborhood.
There is a link to this website and many other great search tools on my website, www.UphamRealEstate.com.