Home security is drastically becoming a necessity for homes in the Bay Area. Recent studies have shown that the Bay Area is among the most dangerous places to live, in Northern California. This infographic maps out statistics for both violent crimes and property crimes during the timeline from 2011-2012. Besides crime rates, we have also done the research to show you specific crimes and their quantities within each of the cities we have listed in the Bay Area. The point of this infographic is to bring awareness to the unfortunate positive trend of increased crimes like burglaries and murders over the years. We also give some helpful hints at the end to help you better safeguard your home from property crimes.