WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Seventeen Westchester County municipalities were ranked in Safe Choice Security's "29 Safest Cities" in New York.
Safe Choice examined statistics that included violent and property crimes to rank the municipalities throughout the Empire State.
Briarcliff, a village of 7,000, took the top overall ranking and was praised for its extremely low crime rate, which includes zero violent crimes per 1,000.
The village's property crime rate also was extremely low, according to Safe Choice with only 1.76 crimes per 1,000.
Other Westchester towns included in the ranking were Pleasantville (No.4), Rye Brook (No. 7), Bronxville (No. 8), Harrison (No. 10), Tarrytown (No. 11), Scarsdale (No. 12), Croton (No. 13), Mamaroneck, (No. 14), Sleepy Hollow (No. 16), Hastings (No.17), Rye (No. 19), Peekskill (No. 22), Dobbs Ferry (No. 24), Eastchester (No. 25) Mount Kisco, (No. 27), Ossining, (No. 28).
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