So how safe is Twinsburg compared to neighboring communities?
Patch took the 2011 violent crimes report data that was released by the FBI and compared Twinsburg with surrounding communities including Aurora, Hudson, Reminderville, Solon and Streetsboro.
Editor's Note: Crimes stats for Macedonia were not included in the report.
Before reading into any of the data, the first thing to realize is that while the communities are close together, the populations do vary, which is a factor in each report.
Twinsburg led all city's in reports of rape in 2011 (4) and finished higher in categories such as property crime (169), larceny-theft (132) and car theft (7).
Violent crime includes murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault.
The property crime stats include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson.
These are the known offenses in the city in 2011, tracked and reported by the Twinsburg Police Department to the FBI.
North Canton Patch did a breakdown of communities with similar populations, including Twinsburg. You can find the data here.
FBI Releases Twinsburg Crime Stats for 2011