The City of Bakersfield and Kern County Sheriffs Department both have web sites that may assist you with crime reports. If you have further questions regarding real estate please feel free to call or email. Thomas Hansen, Realtor, Coldwell Banker Preferred 661-616-3660 email@example.com
You can check out crime statistics at the bottom of each listing on Trulia's website.
Also, you can call the Bakersfield Police Department 661-327-7111 and ask them about crime in the area.
A Realtor is not authorized to answer a question like that, a buyer must do their own research on an area they are interested in living.