BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. -- Briarcliff Manor was recently ranked as the safest town in New York by home security vendor Safe Choice Security.
Safe Choice examined statistics that included violent and property crimes in order to rank the municipalities throughout the Empire State.
Briarcliff, a Village of 7,000, was praised for its extremely low crime rate witch includes zero violent crimes per 1,000.
Property crimes were also extremely low, according to Safe Choice with only 1.76 crimes per 1,000.
Overall, Briarcliff was rated safer than 98 percent of cities in America.
Safe Choice praised the village for having an exceptional police force as well as an array of safety programs to keep crime rates low.
Other Westchester towns included 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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