Shelton makes 'safest city' list

NeighborhoodScout revealed the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people. Shelton ranked 80th overall and fifth in the state of Connecticut.

The ranking is based on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents, according to a release from the Shelton Police Department. Crimes include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, murder, forcible rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault.

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