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North Port ranks second in Florida's safest cities

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - According to a recent study done by Safe Home, North Port ranked second on the list for Florida's safest cities. 

Safe Home conducts the study with looking at the FBI's latest reports and what type of crimes were committed in one year. They take these results and calculate them into a crime score. The score is based on the combination of officer-to-population ratio, violent crime trend, property crime trend and six demographic factors. 

North Port

North Port was ranked the second safest city in Florida, which was the highest ranking on the Suncoast. The safety score for the city was 85.53.  

Tampa ranked at number 19 with a safety score of 78.2. 

Bradenton ranked at 31 with a safety score of 68.55.

Sarasota was ranked number 38 with a safety score of 65.02. 

The city of Weston ranked number 1 with a safety score of 91.42.