Safewise: Ballwin Ranked #3 in the State for 2016 Safest Cities in Missouri
The SafeWise Report has released it's 2016 Safest Cities in Missouri, and Ballwin has been ranked #3 in the state!
"To identify the 10 safest cities in Missouri, we reviewed the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics from 2014, along with population data. We eliminated all cities with fewer than 3,000 residents as well as any cities that failed to submit a complete crime report to the FBI. From there, we evaluated the remaining cities. We narrowed it down based on the number of reported violent crimes (aggravated assault, murder, rape, and robbery) and property crimes (burglary, arson, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft) in each city. To further level the playing field, we calculated the likelihood of these crimes occurring out of 1,000 people in each city..."