Minneapolis came in as the safest city on the Forbes.com top 10 list. Forbes.com looked at the 40 largest metropolitan areas and used 2008 statistics from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and a number of different government agencies in determining the rankings. Minneapolis was in the top 10 in all four categories.
Minneapolis tops our list of America’s safest cities, and not just for its crime rate. In ranking the cities on our list, we looked at workplace fatalities, traffic-related deaths and natural disaster risk; the City of Lakes ranked in the top 10 of all four categories. It’s also one of America’s best places to live cheaply and offers easy access to some of the most scenic drives in the country. Forbes.com
Minneapolis has experienced a reduction in violent crimes in each of the last three years. Violent crimes are the lowest they have been in nearly 10 years. City officials credit proactive policing targeting the most violent criminals, reducing youth violence, and cracking down on drunk driving as being the reasons for the shift in statistics.
Additional perks to living in Minneapolis include a great bicycle path system and a thriving high-tech community. TSR Injury Law works to ensure that Minneapolis and the state of Minnesota stays safe and that the rights of the people are protected.
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