0413 Police and Fire
Members of the Hoover police and fire departments receive awards at a 2013 Chamber luncheon.
Hoover was recently ranked as the ninth safest city in Alabama by Movoto, a real estate research website. The site looked at places with populations over 10,000 and then ranked them based on FBI crime statistics from 2012.
Hoover had the fourth lowest violent crime ranking and the 10th lowest property crime, with only 2,647 crimes per 100,000 people. The top ten safest cities in Alabama based on the rankings are as follows:
2. Mountain Brook
3. Vestavia Hills
4. Pleasant Grove
7. Fort Payne
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