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Friendswood Recognized as 20th Safest City in America

Date: February 12, 2013

Latest Stats also show city has lowest crime rate per 1,000 persons in Houston Metro Area

 

Friendswood, TX – February 11, 2013 – Neighborhood Scout, a national data research firm, has recently named Friendswood the 20th Safest City in America in 2013 based on their latest research.  The recognition, calculated on cities with at least 25,000 persons, is based on the total number of crimes per 1,000 residents.  According to Neighborhood Scout, Friendswood is the second safest city in the State of Texas, and one of only five in Texas rated in the nation’s top 100 safest.

The Friendswood Police Department recently released its 2012 Annual Crime Report, which lists Friendswood as having one of the lowest number of crime rates per 1,000 residents in the Houston Metro area, based on information reported by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The entire list of Neighborhood Scout’s 100 safest cities in America can be viewed at this website: http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/neighborhoods/crime-rates/top100safest/.  The City of Friendswood takes pride in working to ensure that our community is the safest that it can be, and is proud to have been recognized at a national level.