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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ADT Security vs. Frontpoint Home Security

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 9, 2020 | Home Security, SafeWise Reviews

We’re pitting home security giants Frontpoint and ADT against one another. Find out which one stands out as our favorite.

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Illinois’s 50 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 8, 2020 | Focus on Community

Find out which cities are the safest in Illinois 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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Connecticut’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 8, 2020 | Focus on Community

Find out which cities are the safest in Connecticut 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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Colorado’s 20 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 8, 2020 | Focus on Community

Find out which cities are the safest in Colorado 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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Crime and the Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 9, 2020 | Focus on Community

Find out how the coronavirus is affecting crime trends around the country. See if crimes are increasing and what law enforcement is doing about it.

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Best Smart Light Bulbs of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 9, 2020 | Buyers Guides, Home Automation

Find the best smart light bulbs. SafeWise ranks and reviews the top smartbulbs based on price, features, customer satisfaction, and how easy they are to set up.

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Florida’s 50 Safest Cities of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 8, 2020 | Focus on Community

Find out which cities are the safest in Florida 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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Blink Cameras Review

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 8, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Home Security

Find out if Blink’s simple, cheap security cameras are the right video surveillance solution for your home. Our Blink camera review breaks down price, features, and more.

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20 Things You’ll Need for Your First Home

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 2, 2020 | Home Safety, Safety Tips, SafeWise Recommends

Here’s everything you need to equip your new home for safety, security, and convenience. Find the must-have items to make your new house a home.

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The Best Cheap Home Security Systems

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 3, 2020 | Buyers Guides, Home Security

Compare the best cheap DIY home security systems to protect your family. Safewise reviews affordable home security options you can install on your own.