SUFFERN, N.Y. -- Suffern was named the 99th safest community in America by security website Safewise.com.
Safewise compiled crime statistics from the FBI and conducted its own research on public safety public health, and educational offerings to determine its rankings.
Suffern reported .45 violent crimes per 1,000 residents and only 5.55 property crimes per 1,000 people.
Suffern was the only Rockland County community to crack the top 100.
Neighboring Westchester had four municipalities make the list:
- Lewisboro (No. 1)
- Rye (No. 19)
- Harrison (No. 44)
- North Castle (No. 72)
- Yorktown (No. 95)
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