Safe Choice Security: Louisville, Oxford, Booneville, Kosciusko Among Safest Cities in State
NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) — Safe Choice Security has deemed 4 cities in our viewing area among the top 14 safest cities in the state.
The study (click here to view) ranked the cities based on 2012 Federal Bureau of Investigation crime statistics, comparing violent crimes and property crimes per 1,000 citizens.
Louisville ranked fifth in the state with a crime index of 59, making it safer than 59 percent of United States cities.
Kosciusko came in at number 7 with a crime index of 42.
Oxford earned the tenth spot with a crime index of 32, followed closely by Booneville, which was ranked as the thirteenth safest city in the state with a crime index of 30 percent.
Cities that made the 2014 cut can embed a Safe Choice Security award badge on their website.
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