Upper Saucon Township has been ranked as the 27th safest city in the country according to a new annual report by the company SafeWise ranking the 100 safest cities in America.

SafeWise uses up-to-date FBI crime data to assemble its reports. The 2020 list uses 2018 FBI crime report statistics, because that was the most current data available at the time of ranking.

For Thomas Beil, Township Manager for Upper Saucon, the ranking is an honor, but also recognition of something the township’s police department works hard to maintain. “This achievement is further proof that our police officers do a great job in keeping our community safe,” he continued. “We couldn’t be more proud of the Upper Saucon Township Police Department.”

The department currently has 21 full-time officers, who are under the command of Chief Thomas Nicoletti. In addition to 24-hour patrol services and crime investigation, the Upper Saucon Township Police Department participates in a regional DUI task force, sponsors a local D.A.R.E. program and oversees a community service program for first-time juvenile offenders.

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