RIDGEFIELD, N.J. -- Ridgefield has been named by SafeWise security company as one of the safest communities in New Jersey.
Ridgefield was 17th on a list of communities with a populations greater than 10,000 that reported complete crime data to the FBI.
"Ridgefield is a tight-knit community where neighbors look out for one another, and its police department supports crime fighting initiatives like National Night Out," SafeWise said. "These programs sure are impressive, as is the fact that this Bergen County borough is safer than 80 percent of all U.S. communities."
SafeWise reviewed the latest FBI Crime Report statistics, comparing the number of reported violent crimes (murder, robbery, rape, and aggravated assault) and property crimes (burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson) in each city.
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