Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Irvine ranked safest city for 16th year in a row

According to a September 27 report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the city of Irvine is America’s safest city of its size for the 16th year in a row.

The annual Uniform Crime Report, measured for the year 2020, states that Irvine has the lowest per capita violent crime rate of any city in the country with a population of 250,000 or more. This Part 1 measures crime, which includes murder, rape, dacoity, grievous assault, burglary, burglary, auto theft and arson.

Irvine Mayor Farah Khan attributed the big win to the collaboration between City Hall, residents and the police department, which all work together to reduce crime.

Khan said in a statement, “I am extremely proud that, once again, the men and women of the Irvine Police Department have actively worked to keep our residents and businesses safe and truly working in partnership with the community.” Is.”

“The ongoing partnership of our police department, city council, residents and businesses makes Irvine the safest city to live, work and play in.”

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Children and adults walk past an old aircraft hangar at Great Park of Irvine on July 17, 2020 in Irvine, Calif. (John Fredericks/The Epoch Times

Irvine Police Chief Mike Hamel, who has led the department for six years, echoed similar statements to Khan, noting the partnerships that keep the city safe.

Hamel said in a statement, “Irvine remains a safe community because of the strong partnership between the men and women of the Irvine Police Department, our city leaders who always make public safety a top priority, and our residents and the business community.” ” “Showing compassion and being professional, maintaining public safety will always be our top priority.”

“I join my community with thanks to the men and women [Irvine Police Department] For their tireless work in partnership with our community to keep #Irvine as ‘America’s Safest City,'” council member Anthony Koo wrote on Twitter.

Drew Van Voorhees


Drew Van Voorhees is a California-based daily news reporter for The Epoch Times. He has been a journalist for four years, during which time he has broken many viral national news stories and has been interviewed for his work on both radio and internet shows.


This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

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