Columbus named to ‘safest cities’ list

Columbus is ranked as one of the safest cities in Indiana. According to SafeWise’s annual “20 Safest Cities in Indiana” 2018 Report, Columbus was listed as the eighth safest city in the state. That ranking was based on a violent crime rate of .44 per one-thousand residents. Columbus’ property crimes rate is considerably higher, at 41.15 incidents per one-thousand residents.

The safest city in Indiana, according to SafeWise, is St. John.

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