Local cities make list of safest in Missouri - KMOV.com

Local cities make list of safest in Missouri

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Outside of the Manchester, Missouri Police Department (Credit: Manchester Missouri Police Department / Facebook) Outside of the Manchester, Missouri Police Department (Credit: Manchester Missouri Police Department / Facebook)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A list of the ‘Safest Cities in Missouri’ has been released.

The list, which was based off the FBI’s 2016 crime reports, lists Portageville as the safest city in the state. The cities on the list average a violent crime rate 95 percent below the state average, according to Safewise.

Six of the top 20 safest cities are located in St. Louis-area, with Manchester getting the highest ranking of sixth. Town and Country, Ballwin, Cottleville, Ladue and Eureka also made the list.

Click here to view the complete list.

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