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Study: Boulder City safest city in Nevada

Posted: 12:51 PM, Oct 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-17 16:07:14-04
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NEVADA (KTNV) — A recent crime study has ranked the safest cities in Nevada.

Security Baron, a security company that handles cybersecurity and home security, analyzed FBI rankings of crime rates to find the top 10 safest cities in the Silver State.

The analysis found that the safest city in Nevada is Boulder City, with a safety score of 86.2 and a rate of 0.57 violent crimes per 1,000 citizens.

Mesquite came in second with a safety score of 79.25 and a rate of 1.68 violent crimes per 1,000 citizens. The city also registered a rate of 17.1 property crimes, according to the study.

Henderson emerged in third on the list with a safety score of 77.99. It had a rate of 1.85 violent crimes per 1,000 citizens and a percentage of 18.33 property crimes.

However, on the other end of the spectrum, Reno ranked last on the list.

The "Biggest little city in the world" had a safety score of 65.14 with a rate of 6.74 violent crimes per 1,000 citizens and a percentage of 30.86 property crimes.

The entire study is available here .