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

Find the safest city in your state

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.

We found the best systems through hands-on testing, customer insights, and inside scoops from companies. Read review »

We tested 30+ doorbells to find the best cams for your porch and package-protection needs. Read review »

We tested GPS trackers to find accurate, durable options that your kids will actually use. Read review »

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Who we are

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.

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.

Who we are

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.

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.

Top product reviews from our experts

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—here are some of our top product picks.

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.

Vivint
SimpliSafe
ADT Shield
Cove
Frontpoint

See our top medical alert picks

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

Bay Alarm
Get Safe
Medical Guardian