Overseen by Police Chief Bill Westenberger, the Kennesaw Police Department has received word that the city is ranked one of the top five safest cities in Georgia. (Courtesy of Kennesaw)

Kennesaw is among top 5 safest Georgia cities

Kennesaw is one of the top five safest cities in Georgia.

The designation comes from the National Council for Home Safety and Security for its 2019 Safest Cities in Georgia list.

Kennesaw ranks fifth with Holly Springs first, Braselton second, Milton third and Johns Creek fourth.

Kennesaw’s crime statistics are:

  • 552 total crimes with 0.016 crime rate per 1000
  • 72 violent crimes with 2.108 violent crimes per 1000
  • 480 property crimes with 14.054 property crimes per 1000

To identify these cities, the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics are reviewed.

A total of 7,639 cities were factored into this ranking with populations ranging from 7,639 to 4,007,147.

Information: kennesaw-ga.gov/chiefs-message, alarms.org/safest-cities-in-georgia

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