el paso safest city 2014The city of El Paso has ranked as the safest city in America for the fourth year in a row.

The ranking is based off of crimes rates for U.S. cities with populations over 500,000. The study was completed by CQ Press, a independent research firm. The company has constantly ranked the city of El Paso among the top three safest cities since 1997.

“These stats clearly demonstrate El Paso ‘breaks the rules’ of traditional criminology and all El Pasoans should be proud of their role in this accomplishment,” read a statement from the El Paso Police Department.

 

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