Updated: Sep 9
By Becky Bond
Baker, Louisiana - In a resounding victory for community safety, Baker, Louisiana has been crowned the safest city in the state for the year 2023, according to the prestigious Annual Safest City Report by Safewise. This honor marks the ninth consecutive year that Baker has earned this distinction, solidifying its reputation as a beacon of security and well-being.
The City of Baker Communications Department had the privilege of engaging in a conversation with Rebecca Edwards, Senior Marketing Manager, Lead Safety & Tech Reporter, and esteemed Security Expert from Safewise. During this exclusive interview, Ms. Edwards shed light on the intricacies of Safewise's ranking system and their unwavering dedication to nurturing safe communities while diligently monitoring crime trends.
Safewise's comprehensive methodology scrutinizes both violent crime and property crime statistics. To ensure the utmost accuracy, their data is meticulously collected from the reporting systems of local police departments, providing an authentic snapshot of each community's safety landscape. Once this data is aggregated and rankings are determined, Safewise submits their findings to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for meticulous validation.
Following the rigorous validation process by the FBI, Safewise proudly releases its highly anticipated results, serving as a valuable resource for individuals and communities seeking to bolster their safety measures.
For those eager to delve deeper into the Safest City Report and glean additional insights into Safewise's commitment to safety, a comprehensive resource awaits on the Safewise Blog. Detailed information specific to Louisiana can be accessed [here](insert link to Safewise Blog - Louisiana), while a broader perspective on the nationwide results is available [here](insert link to Safewise Blog - US Results).
Baker's enduring commitment to safety has once again earned it the coveted title of Louisiana's safest city, a testament to the community's dedication to creating a secure and thriving environment for its residents.