MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The metropolis of Marco Island, connected the southwest seashore of Florida, has been ranked the No. 1 safest metropolis successful the authorities for the 2nd twelvemonth successful a row, according to the yearly 50 Safest Cities successful Florida study by SafeWise.
To determine the safest cities successful each state, SafeWise analyzes the latest convulsive transgression and spot transgression information from the FBI for each city.
While Marco Island, location to edifice hotels, miles of pristine Gulf seashore beaches, marinas, play courses and a web of inland waterways, did spot a flimsy ascent successful convulsive crime, SafeWise says spot transgression dropped successful the past year.
Here are the apical 10 safest cities successful Florida.
- Marco Island
- Winter Springs
- North Palm Beach
- Cooper City
- Safety Harbor
Parkland jumped from fig 4 past twelvemonth to fig 2. The metropolis saw a important driblet successful spot transgression from past year, dropping from 7.1 incidents per 1,000 radical to 5.4.
Aggravated battle was the astir communal convulsive transgression recorded successful Florida with implicit 1,400 cases successful the safest cities and implicit 55,000 statewide.
The study recovered Floridians are immoderate of the astir acrophobic citizens successful the US; which whitethorn beryllium wherefore 40% of Florida residents usage immoderate signifier of idiosyncratic extortion similar capsicum spray oregon stun guns (US 34%), according to the State of Safety survey.
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