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Report: Hawthorne Among 50 'Safest Cities In New Jersey'

Wanaque made the list of 50 safest cities in New Jersey
Wanaque made the list of 50 safest cities in New Jersey Photo Credit: Wanaque Police Department Facebook Page

Eleven municipalities in Bergen County and three is Passaic made the list of the 50 safest cities in New Jersey – with Saddle Brook coming in at number two -- according to a report from backroundchecks.org.

The list called “The Safest Cities In New Jersey 2016” was compiled “based on FBI violent crime stats and proprietary BackgroundChecks.org research data,” the site says.

Here are the rankings of the Bergen and Passaic County municipalities that made the list:

  • #2 Saddle Brook
  • #6 Mahwah
  • #14 Wanaque
  • #15 New Milford
  • #21 Tenafly
  • #27 River Edge
  • #30 Ringwood
  • #31 Hasbrouck Heights
  • #33 Wyckoff
  • #38 Franklin Lakes
  • #45 Hawthorne
  • #47 Ridgewood
  • #49 Rutherford
  • #50 Westwood

TO READ THE FULL BACKROUNDSCHECKS.ORG REPORT, CLICK HERE.

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