Jackson Township Named 10th Safest in New Jersey; According to a new Report

Jackson Township has been named the 10th safest city in the state, according to a recently released report.

The report, which was conducted by SafeWise, a security product review platform, looked at FBI crime statistics for municipalities in the state to compile its 10th annual Safest Cities report. A total of 102 municipalities met the criteria to be considered for ranking, including some which reported zero violent crimes.

The most recent FBI data was released in October 2023 and accounts for crimes reported in 2022. SafeWise also used population thresholds in its reporting, according to the company.

It’s the first time Jackson, which has a population of just over 60,000 people, made the top 20 list, after finishing at number 31 in the most recent study.

Also making the list was Manchester Township, coming in at number 13.

The safest place according to the survey, was Vernon Township, located in Sussex County.

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