The National Council for Home Safety and Security has placed Spencer as the third Safest City in Iowa for 2019!
The release states that Iowa is and has been one of the safest states in which to live. Data shows that consistantly the Iowa is the 24th safest state for property crime and places 31st for violent crime.
Spencer was selected due to its low crime rates in all categories including total crimes at just 245. This includes only 15 violent crimes and 230 property crimes Our crime rate per 1000 is just 0.022.
The agency, to rank cities nationally, uses the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics. Data from 8793 law enforcement agencies helped to determine the rankings.
The Safest Cities in Iowa for 2019 included:
6. North Liberty