Only two major violations of the Fair Housing Act in the answers below. Not bad.
Real estate professionals are prohibited by federal law from discussing any area in subjective terms such as good, bad, safe, quiet, beautiful, etc. And they're absolutely prohibited from interpreting the data to steer a buyer "a few miles south" as was done below.
Trulia has links to crime stats in different areas on the property listings; click through there and you should be able to get your question answered about an area.