City of Cuyahoga Falls Ranked 8th Safest City in the State of Ohio

Dec 05, 2017

Mayor Don Walters is proud to announce that the City of Cuyahoga Falls has been ranked the 8th Safest City in Ohio for 2017 by the latest SafeHome research study. 

“Being recognized in the top ten of the Safest Cities in Ohio is a true testament to the dedication of both our Cuyahoga Falls Police Department and the engagement of our citizens in our neighborhoods and Neighborhood Excellence Initiative,” stated Mayor Don Walters. “Our Police Department continues to find innovative ways to keep our residents safe, and our neighbors continue to keep an eye out for each other in an effort to maintain relationships as well as safety in the community.”

“I could not be more proud of our Department for the commitment that is shown and the hard work that is done every day to keep our residents out of harm’s way,” said Police Chief Jack Davis. “This type of recognition is incredibly humbling.”
SafeHome used a variety of data sources in combination with the FBI's latest report of how many and what types of crimes occurred, crime trends and other data points like law enforcement officer ratio, demographics, population density, unemployment rate, income, education level, etc. to come up with scoring.  SafeHome is an organization that is dedicated to making communities safer by conducting research studies across the country to help identify at-risk communities.

For a full list of the Safest cities in Ohio and to learn more about the research methodology, please visit