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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Mississippi’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Sep 10, 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 | Aug 30, 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 | Aug 30, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

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,…

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Wisconsin’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Aug 21, 2018 | Focus on Community
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Colorado’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Aug 13, 2018 | Focus on Community

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

Nebraska’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Aug 13, 2018 | Focus on Community

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

Nevada’s 5 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Jul 23, 2018 | Focus on Community

Like many states, Nevada is facing an opioid crisis. But we’re glad to see its leaders aren’t sitting idle. On the heels of receiving a $5 million grant to combat the epidemic, lawmakers recently implemented…

North Dakota’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Jul 23, 2018 | Focus on Community

If you’re looking for the good life, put North Dakota at the top of your list. Along with a stunning landscape, this expansive midwestern state offers quality jobs, friendly folks, and plenty of safe cities…

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Florida’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Jun 11, 2018 | Focus on Community

The 2018 Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, left the state’s fourth-safest city—and the nation—in disbelief. While it was a heartbreaking reminder that even traditionally low-crime areas aren’t immune…

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Las 20 ciudades más seguras de New Mexico en 2018

Alexia Chianis | May 21, 2018 | Focus on Community

New Mexico no va a permitir que las crecientes tasas de criminalidad tomen la magia de la llamada Tierra del Encanto. Con la temporada electoral a la vuelta de la esquina, los republicanos y demócratas…