SafeWise, a home security company that tracks crime in cities across America, has named Prescott Valley the fifth safest city in Arizona for 2022. The community improved its rating five places from tenth in 2021.
Safewise uses FBI crime statistics and US Census population data to rank the safest cities in each state and across the country. The safest cities rankings are intended to highlight cities with low crime rates and ignite conversation and action around how to make all cities and communities safer. Prescott Valley has consistently ranked in the top 11 of Safewise Arizona’s Safest Cities reports since 2018.
The top 10 safest cities in Arizona compiled by SafeWise are Florence, San Luis, Sahuarita, Oro Valley, Prescott Valley, Gilbert, Maricopa, Surprise, Buckeye and Lake Havasu.
Prescott Valley Police Acting Chief Jeremy Martin said public safety is the department’s top priority. “The men and women of this department work tirelessly each day to make Prescott Valley a safe community, and we’re proud to be the fifth safest city in Arizona.”
To view the entire report, go HERE.