Various websites provide crime statistics and studies, and may have information concerning the area of the county you want to buy a home in. One is Raidsonline, which provides crime stats for cities all over the country. The Arizona Republic’s Neighborhood webpage provides crime information for the metro Phoenix area. Police departments in some municipalities also provide crime statistics, and may provide different information from the private sites. For the City of Phoenix, resources and information are available on its Crime Statistics and Maps page. Arizona sex offenders can be researched through the Arizona Department of Public Safety sex offender compliance page.