Three local cities are among the state’s safest places



A review of Georgia’s safest cities by shows that Senoia, Tyrone and Peachtree City all scored in the Top 10 safest cities.

Using a variety of data from 2015 to make the determinations, said Senoia ranked No. 3 on the list, while Tyrone ranked No. 7 and Peachtree City ranked No. 8.

Also ranking in the Top 100 safest cities were Newnan at No. 39 and Fayetteville at No. 45.

To identify the 50 safest cities in Georgia, reviewed the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics from 2015, along with population data.

The survey eliminated all cities with fewer than 4,000 residents as well as any cities that failed to submit a complete crime report to the FBI.

“From there, we evaluated the remaining cities. We narrowed it down based on the number of reported violent crimes (aggravated assault, murder, rape and robbery) and property crimes (burglary, arson, larceny-theft and motor vehicle theft) in each city. To further level the playing field, we calculated the likelihood of these crimes occurring out of 1,000 people in each city,” said