POSTED: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 1:34pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 11:27am
EL PASO — El Paso was ranked the city with the "Lowest Crime Rate Ranking" having a population over 500,000 according to the El Paso Police Department, citing a report by CQ Press .
It's the third year in a row El Paso earns the title.
Chief of Police Greg Allen said this would not have been possible without dedicated
officers and a community willing to report crime and cooperate with police
“All El Pasoans should be proud of this recognition as it is truly a reflection of the El Paso community,” he said.
Below are the top 10 cities ranked, based on CQ Press' findings:
CITIES OF 500,000 OR MORE POPULATION
Lowest Crime Rate Ranking Highest Crime Rate Ranking
1. El Paso, TX
2. Honolulu, HI
3. New York, NY
4. San Jose, CA
5. San Diego, CA
6. Austin, TX
7. Portland, OR
8. Los Angeles,
9. Seattle, WA
10. Fort Worth, TX