Each year the FBI releases statistics based on violent & property crime rates per capita. For 2017 -- Emeryville, California finds itself the unenviable position of sitting in the top spot on the Dangerous City list (along with this MN city that made the Top-30).
This morning Ashli was telling me about a theory that there's a serial killer known as the 'Smiley Face Killer' that has been taking lives along the I-94 corridor from North Dakota, through Minnesota, and into Wisconsin. I'd never heard of it before.
Minnesota has the 11th lowest violent crime rate in the country, so relatively speaking we're a pretty safe state. The number crunchers at SafeWise analyzed the most recent FBI Crime Report -- and have determined that St. Joseph remains among the safest spots in the state.