The town of South Kingstown is one of the United States’ safest communities, according to NeighborhoodScout.
South Kingstown ranked 27 on the list of 100 “Safest Cities 2014.”
NeighborhoodScout scans crime data of communities with over 25,000 people. Crimes can include: burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, murder, forcible rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault.
According to NeighborhoodScout, the data for this year’s list is fully vetted and complete data that was reported to the FBI in 2012.
A new list will be formed when the 2013 crime stats are finalized by the FBI in the fall of 2014.
South Kingstown is the only RI town to make the cut.