I live in El Cerrito and love it. I am also a realtor specializing in the residential real estate market of El Cerrito AND the current chair of the Crime Prevention Committee with the city of El Cerrito.
Check out what our chief of police had to say about El Cerrito.
Also you can always check www.crimereports.org
I personally am happy to be living in El Cerrito and feel safe walking around and letting my kids walk around.
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