The Heritage Pines neighborhood is a safe neighborhood for families. While crimes do occur everywhere, the majority of crimes are ‘crimes of opportunity’.
It is recommended to ensure owners and renters lock their doors to both the units and to their vehicles.
Although other websites list the area as a high crime rate, this is based on false information and ‘data dumps’ that are not appropriately placed. Some online resources also indicate it is a higher crime area simply because it is mostly occupied by renters.
The official method for checking crime in this neighborhood is by using the Crime Mapping website. This website receives the real crime data from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
When entering the Crime Mapping website, the general you can see the crimes in the area by searching for “4200 78th St W, Bradenton FL” in the address box.