Kearney and Grand Island ranked among top 10 safest cities in Nebraska

The National Council for Home Safety and Security announced their ranking of the Safest Cities in Nebraska for 2018. Both Kearney and Grand Island are among the top ten.

To identify the safest cities, the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics along with population data and internal research were collected.

The cities were ranked based on the number of reported violent crimes and property crimes per 1,000 people.

The top ten cities are:

1. La Vista
2. Bellevue
3. Papillion
4. Columbus
5. Lexington
6. Norfolk
7. Kearney
8. Fremont
9. Beatrice
10. Grand Island

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