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Castle Rock one of the safest places in Colorado, according to recent report

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December 05, 2017
When choosing where to live or work, there are many factors to consider. For many, the most important factor is safety, and Castle Rock was once again ranked as one of the safest places in the state.

Security system company Safe Home recently ranked the top 25 safest communities in Colorado. Castle Rock came in at No. 5. Nationally, Castle Rock ranked in the top 25th percentile.

Safe Home used a variety of factors to determine the ratings, including: the FBI’s latest report on types and frequency of crimes, crime trends, and the ratio of law enforcement officers to residents. These factors result in an overall safety score on a 100-point scale. Castle Rock’s score was 84.97.

Learn more about this and other Town rankings at CRgov.com/recognition.

Public safety is a priority in Castle Rock. This year, the public safety focus has been on constructing a new fire station and adding police officers. Construction of the new fire station is underway, and two new officers have been added. Get details on these and other Town priorities at CRgov.com/MajorProjects.