Alexia Chianis

Wanderlust junky and mom of two, Alexia is a former police officer and U.S. Army Captain who draws on her experiences to write about a myriad of safety topics.

Posts by Alexia Chianis

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Michigan’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Dec 21, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Michigan based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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How Safe Is Your Neighborhood? Use These 5 Tools to Find Out

Alexia Chianis | Dec 6, 2018 | Safety Tips

When choosing a place to live, safety is at the top of the priority list. Check out how safe your neighborhood is using these five awesome online tools.

Safest Cities Indiana

Indiana’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Nov 16, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Indiana based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

Safest Cities Virginia

Virginia’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Nov 29, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Virginia based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

Safest Cities in Washington

Washington’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Dec 14, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Washington based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

Big Sur is a sparsely populated region of the central California coast where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean.

California’s 50 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Dec 14, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in California based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

Safest Cities in North Carolina

North Carolina’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Dec 14, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in North Carolina based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Mississippi’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Dec 14, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Mississippi based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Arizona’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Oct 23, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports
As you might expect, crime rates vary from state to state, and even region to region. For example, based on the most recent FBI crime report, the Western region of the US had a higher...
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Alaska’s 5 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Oct 26, 2018 | Focus on Community
Like the rest of the US, Alaska experienced an uptick in violent crime from 2015 to 2016, according to the most recent FBI crime report. However, Alaska’s murder rate decreased over the same time period,...