RANDOLPH, NJ - Randolph is among seven Morris County towns that have ranked in the top 100 Safest Communities in the Nation (#33), according to Safewise.

The SafeWise annual national security review,  listed Mount Olive (#12), Washington Township (#24), Jefferson Township (#28), Randolph (#31), Roxbury (#38), Denville (#39) and Morris Township (#42) as towns that are the safest place to live in the U.S.

“This is an opportunity to recognize police officers, city officials, and neighborhood watch leaders for their efforts. It’s a great chance to shine a light on a municipalities continuing commitment to public safety,” said Safewise Communications Manager Sage Singleton.

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Mayor Carey was pleased with the news. “The safety of Randolph residents is a top priority for the Township Council, the township staff, and of course, the Randolph Police Department,” she said. “We are all committed to keeping our community safe and it’s wonderful to see the results of our efforts recognized in this way.” SafeWise has been conducting a comprehensive study of safety in the U.S. and putting out an annual ranking for six years.

According to their reporting, for the second year running, New Jersey stands out with over 25 percent of the the top 100 list. Bergenfield, in Bergen County, was ranked Number 5.

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