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Wisconsin named 12th safest state in recent study

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Posted at 6:24 AM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-24 10:52:44-05

Wisconsin has been named the 12th safest state according to a study by LawnStarter.

The study looked at FBI and incarceration data to develop a "Danger Index" for each state.

Wisconsin is the 12 safest state based on the 2019 FBI data from arson, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, murder, rape, robbery crimes, as well as overall population.

The top 10 safest cities, according to the study, are Fox Valley Metro, Muskego, Caledonia, Mequon, De Pere, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Watertown, Waukesha and Franklin. The top most dangerous cities are Milwaukee, Superior, La Crosse, Beloit, West Allis, Racine, Madison, Janesville, Grand Chute and Eau Claire.

The top safest states include New Hampshire, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Idaho, New York, Wyoming.

To read more about the study, click here.

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