Bettendorf, Eldridge named as two of Iowa's safest cities
Two Metro cities have been named two of the safest in Iowa by the SafeWise Report.
In a list of the top 20 safest cities in Iowa, Eldridge placed #1 and Bettendorf placed #18.
The cities were ranked by violent crimes per 1,000 people and property crimes per 1,000 people.
In Eldridge, violent crimes per 1,000 was .48 and property crimes per 1,000 was 2.39. The previous rank for Eldridge was #2.
In Bettendorf, violent crimes per 1,000 was 2.28 and property crimes per 1,000 was 10.99. Bettendorf's previous rank was #31.