ALBANY, GA (WALB) - has released a compilation of crime data ranking the safest, and most dangerous cities in the nation.
The statistics, gleaned from FBI data, measure the number of violent crimes per 100,000 people, in 2012.
Alaska was the most violent state, followed by New Mexico, Nevada, Tennessee, and Louisiana. Georgia ranked 21
See the nationwide listing HERE.
Within Georgia, three cities ranked in the top ten. These were Albany third, Macon seventh, and Columbus ninth, and Statesboro 18th.
Generally, South Georgia is safer than north Georgia.
(Source: Law Street)