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What to Do before Calling the Police

Katie McEntire | Jul 14, 2020 | Personal Safety

Local police can be helpful in emergencies, but sometimes other resources are more appropriate. Take these steps before calling the police.

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10 Most Dangerous Cities in America for 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 14, 2020 | Safety News
Find out which metro areas reported the fewest crimes in our Safest Metro Areas report. Everyone wants to feel safe at home, but what if your city reports more crimes than other cities? Does that...
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The 10 Safest Metro Cities in America for 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 14, 2020 | Safety News

To help you find the best urban spot to live, SafeWise inspected FBI crime data to see which major cities around America are the safest places to live.

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How Do We Pick the Safest Cities? Our Rankings Demystified

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 14, 2020 | General Safety, Reports, Safety News

Find out how we rank the safest cities in every state. Learn how property and violent crime rates are calculated for each city and how cities qualify for ranking.

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Best Fire Extinguishers

Kasey Tross | Jul 13, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Home Safety

We talked to firefighters to select the most reliable, easy-to-use fire extinguishers that will fit both your home and your budget.

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A Guide to the Best Fire Escape Ladders

Katherine Torres | Jul 13, 2020 | Buyers Guides, Home Safety

To help make your home safer, we’ll cover some of the features you want in an emergency escape ladder and give you our top recommendations for ladders that are worth checking out.

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The 4 Toughest Front Doors for Ultimate Home Security

Kasey Tross | Jul 13, 2020 | Home Safety

Beef up your home’s security with the best security doors on the market. SafeWise ranks and reviews the toughest front doors and screen doors available to protect your home from intruders.

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Best Gun Safes of 2020

Katie McEntire | Jul 13, 2020 | Equipment Reviews

Find the right gun safe for your home. SafeWise reviews pricing, security, and capacity of the best gun safes of 2020 for multiple guns, travel, and biometric features.

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Best Home Safes

Katie McEntire | Jul 13, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Home Safety

The best home safes protect against more than burglary; they’re fire and water resistant too. Learn more about our favorite security safes here.

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How Your Family Can Recover After a Burglary

Katie McEntire | Jul 13, 2020 | Home Safety

Recovering from the trauma of a home invasion can be a long process. Check out these tips to navigate the healing process.