City of Oakley named one of state's safest cities 2021
The City of Oakley is one of the top 25 safest in the state, according to one recent crime rates study.
Safewise, an independent security solutions review organization, ranked Oakley the state’s 21st safest — ahead of all other East County areas — when analyzing the latest available uniform FBI-reported violent and property crime rates per 1,000 people in each city from 2019. The city was ranked 16th safest in last year’s study.
Brentwood came in 92nd and Antioch 200th out of the 229 cities in the latest analysis, which weighted violent and property crimes equally and explored only cities with populations above the state’s median-sized city, to reduce skewed data and results.
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