Safety

Living in Cortland County affords many advantages, including safety. The county’s comparative crime rates for violent and property crimes are significantly below state and national averages.

Comparative Crime Rates

 

Cortland County

New York

United States

Violent Crime

3

5

4

Property Crime

2

3

4

Source: Sperling’s Best Places.
Violent crime, is rated on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 10. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.
Property crime is rated on a scale from 1 (low) to 10. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

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