Roseville again named among safest cities in the U.S.

Updated April 03, 2019
Roseville has been ranked in the top 100 cities for safety in the "2019 Safest Cities in the U.S." report by

Public safety was consistently ranked by the community as the most important service the city provides in our EngageRoseville effort in 2017-2018.

At its Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget Workshop on March 13, the Roseville City Council discussed the possible uses for the additional sales tax revenue the city will receive from Measure B, the half-cent local sales tax approved by voters in November 2018.

Maintaining and enhancing public safety services is the City Council’s top preference for the use of the additional revenue. The City Council specifically discussed establishing a police beat on the west side of the city and restoring a police officer to the traffic unit during the March budget workshop.

Roseville’s 2018 total crime rate decreased by two percent from 2017 levels. The 10 year average shows a further decline of seven percent down. The city’s violent crime rate did increase year-over-year but remains one of the lowest in the Sacramento region. The city’s rate of property crime decreased by nine percent but runs higher than the state average due to active and thorough reporting by the community and our large retail sector.

The Roseville Police Department’s 2018 Annual Summary has more details about the department, police services and crime statistics. reviewed data from 454 cities nationwide. Roseville was ranked within the top 25% in the U.S. Roseville was included for our combined ranking on violent and property crime and likeliness of being a victim of crime.

The full report from can be found here.

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