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Grangeville is Idaho’s fourth safest city says new SafeWise report

Grangeville is the fourth safest city in Idaho, according to a report by, a community-focused security organization.

According to statistics compiled from the FBI’s recently released Crime Report, Grangeville reported the fewest violent crimes: .31 per 1,000; and property crimes 10.94 per 1,000.

In order of safety, according to SafeWise, were the following cities: Weiser, Soda Springs, Rexburg, Grangeville, Shelley, Salmon, Hailey, Kimberly, Heyburn and American Falls.

Idaho is recognized as one of the safest states in the U.S. with 45 percent fewer violent crimes being reported (204 per 100,000 residents) than the national average of 367 per 100,000 citizens.

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