Release, City of Fairfax:
The City of Fairfax is cited as one of the safest cities in the Old Dominion by two different organizations.
Movoto Real Estate ranks the City of Fairfax as the fifth safest city in the Commonwealth; the company reviewed the FBI's crime statistics for 2012 for jurisdictions with more than 10,000 residents. Click here to read the Movoto story: These are the 10 Safest Places in Virginia .
Safewise, a home security website resource, reviewed the FBI's crime statistics for 2012 for jurisdictions with more than 3,000 residents, and the city ranks 18th on that list. Click here to read the Safewise article: The 30 Safest Cities in Virginia.