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Each year, SafeWise experts dig into data to see which cities report the fewest crimes in every state.

Buy smart with our top picks

We've spent hundreds of hours trying safety products and services to find the very best. See our picks to make your life and loved ones safer.

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We found the best systems through hands-on testing, customer insights, and inside scoops from companies.
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We tested kids GPS trackers—including kids smartwatches—to bring you our top five faves.
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We tested products and talked to a medical professionals to whittle down a list of over 70 medical alerts.
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The security industry moves quickly, so you always have great options! But it’s a lot to sift through. Our experts stay vigilant so you don’t have to.

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See our top home security brand picks

We find the best security systems on the market and try them in our own homes to give you honest recommendations.

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See our top medical alert brand picks

We research the top medical alert products to make every phase of life safer.

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Find safety and home security resources in your area

To help you stay safe at home and in your community, we’ve put together local and statewide resources to make sure you know where to turn before the unexpected happens. Click on your state below to get resources for your area.


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We believe that safety is a lifestyle. Our passion is to make safety accessible and easy for everyone.

SafeWise's writers are experts on the best safety and security products. Leaning on their research can take the stress out of your next home-security purchase.

Our advisory group is made up of industry-leading experts in personal safety, theft trends, IT security, criminal justice, and health. They review our recommendations against the latest safety standards.

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Our lead reporter, Rebecca Edwards, shares practical safety tips and exclusive safety insights with the public—covering everything from crime rates to smart home safety hacks.

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