NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Borough has been named one of the safest towns in New Jersey according to SafeWise analysts.

The analysis found that New Providence (with a population of 12,904) emerged on the list of safest towns in New Jersey, with an average safety score of 89.43 and a rate of 0 violent crimes per 1,000 citizens. The Borough has a citizen-to-officer ratio of 1.47 per 1,000 people and a rate of 4.49 property crimes per 1,000 citizens.

It was also found that the safest town in New Jersey is Mendham Township with a safety score of 92.29 and a citizen-to-officer ratio of 2.55 per 1,000 people.

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"Theft or violence can occur ‘in the nick of crime’ and no one is immune," said Gabe Turner of Security Baron. "Although it is difficult to predict when crime will occur, it is vital to ensure the area you are visiting or moving to is secure and not infamous for any sort of criminal behavior. You can use safety scores and rankings to check!"

Security-based review, comparison and news site, Security Baron, analyzed FBI rankings of crime rates to find out what the top 50 safest cities are in New Jersey, and what their safety score is.