Kentucky is having some COVID-19 related controversies. Read our coronavirus crime update for details about gun violence, back-to-school, and mask mandate madness.
The SafeWise Team is pleased to release the sixth annual Safest Cities report. Here are the 20 Safest Cities in Kentucky for 2020. See if your city made the list.
If you call the Bluegrass State home, you’re probably less worried about your safety than the rest of the nation. Kentucky enjoys lower crime rates than national averages, and its safest cities lead the way when it comes to minimizing crime and maximizing safety.
Our 2020 State of Safety survey revealed that only 40% of Kentucky residents are highly concerned about their safety on a daily basis. That’s eight percentage points less than the state reported last year, and six points below the 2020 national average of 46%.
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. Learn more