Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca is the lead safety reporter and in-house expert for SafeWise.com. She has been a journalist and blogger for over 25 years, with a focus on home and community safety for the past six. Rebecca spends dozens of hours every month testing and evaluating security products and strategies. Her safety expertise is sought after by publications, broadcast journalists, non-profit organizations, podcasts, and more. You can find her work and contributions in places like TechCrunch, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, HGTV, MSN, and an ever-growing library of radio and TV clips.

Posts by Rebecca Edwards

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100 Safest Cities in America

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 7, 2020 | Safety News

Find out if your hometown is one of the 100 safest cities in America. SafeWise breaks down violent crime and property crime to rank cities across the nation.

Beautiful Vista of Mount Hood in Oregon, USA.

Oregon’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Oregon based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

Farmhouse in Virginia

Virginia’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Virginia 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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The State of Safety in Nevada 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Safety concerns, perceptions, and realities can vary from state to state. Here’s a look at the State of Safety in Nevada.

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Montana’s 10 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Montana 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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Vermont’s 10 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Vermont based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

Scenic view of Utah hiking trail

Utah’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Utah 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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Massachusetts’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Massachusetts 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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Ohio’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Ohio based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

Dawn in the Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA.

Tennessee’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 1, 2020 | Safety News

Find out which cities are the safest in Tennessee based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!