REPORT ON SAFE CITIES

The National Council for Home Safety and Security released its annual report on the safest cities in each U.S. state. The Safest Cities Report examines each city’s per-capita crime data to provide state rankings and simultaneously features cities that have made strides to improve or sustain a safe environment for their residents.

Texas, for example, saw a 4.9% decrease in violent crime and a 6.0% decrease in property crime since last year.

Twenty-two miles northeast of Austin lies Hutto, the safest city in Texas

Texas’ 2nd safest city is Fulshear, a city whose population went from just 700 in 2008 to an estimated 13,790 in 2020.

The colorfully named Trophy Club is Texas’ 3rd safest city. Similar in size to #2 Fulshear.

Number #4, Colleyville, is an affluent suburb of Dallas renowned for its excellent public school system.

And Murphy, another wealthy Dallas suburb, fills out the list of Texas’ five safest cities.

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