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Rochester Hills named sixth safest city in America

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Posted at 4:43 AM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 04:43:56-05

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) — Rochester Hills was named the sixth safest city in America, according to a study from SafeHome.

The study used 2018 FBI data from 13,366 law enforcement agencies of cities with populations of 50,000 or more. The data analyzed population, property crimes and violent crimes in each city.

Rochester Hills had 579 property crimes and 25 violent crimes overall in 2018, according to the study.

The top five safest cities in Michigan were Rochester Hills, West Bloomfield Township, Farmington Hills, Royal Oak and Shelby Township.