Jan 23, 2024: Prescott Valley Ranks Third Safest City in Arizona

sunset view of Prescott Valley from Glassford HillIn an October 2023 article from PropertyClub, Prescott Valley ranked third on the list of the 10 safest cities in Arizona. Prescott Valley is the only city in Yavapai County to make this distinguished list. 

With the Town’s population coming in at just under 47,000 residents, Prescott Valley is 65 percent safer than the average in Arizona, with a crime rate of 957 incidents for 100,000 people. 

There are many factors that contribute to Prescott Valley receiving this designation. The community has a proactive police department that believes in community-based policing, from the sworn personnel that patrol the streets to the professional staff who are always looking for programs to engage and educate members of the community. PVPD partners with citizens to tackle issues together. It is this collaborative effort that has made Prescott Valley an amazing, and safe, place to live, work, and play. 

Prescott Valley Police Department can be contacted at (928) 772-9267 for non-emergencies, 911 for emergencies. Yavapai Silent witness is 1-800-932-3232.