New Rochelle continues to be a safe city, with the incidence of serious crime in 2020 nearly identical to the prior year.  In historical context, our local crime rate is down about 15% compared to ten years ago, and down about 40% compared to 20 years ago.  Among cities of roughly our size nationwide, New Rochelle ranks 12 out of 132 for safety.  The NRPD’s just-released annual report for 2020 contains additional statistics and information.