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A good place to start would be a gated neighborhood. Some gated complexes are monitored by a security guard, which can add an additional piece of mind. This can reduce the risk of criminal activity. Check to see if there is restricted access to the buildings, apartments, andamenities. Our detailed location maps will aid, since you will be able to see the complexes in relation to the city. You can even check with the local police department to see crime activity detailed in the area.