A Closer Look at Michigan's Safer Cities Thetford Township is No. 1 for the second year in a row, but it shares the honor with Iron Mountain this year. The two major cities reported 0 violent crimes and 0 incidents of property crimes. The top 20 cities reported 0 murders.
The Township of Thetford was named the safest city in Michigan by Safewise, a home security company. FBI crime report statistics and census population data were used to determine violent crime rates Property crimes were taken into account when there were links between cities.