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Sidney named one of state's safest cities


Sidney was recently named as the eighth-safest city in Nebraska. Based on FBI crime data from 2012, violent crimes in the city averaged 1.32 incidents per 1,000 residents and property crimes 14.73 per 1,000.

The list was compiled by SafeWise, a Utah-based security organization established more than 75 years ago.

"Nebraska offers a wealth of Mother Nature's treasures, centuries of fascinating history and low crime rates," a SafeWise release announcing the report states. "According to the most recent FBI Crime Report, only 12 states in the nation are safer than Nebraska."

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