The article reports that Bristol has been named the safest city in Rhode Island for the third year in a row, based on the annual Safest Cities report by Safewise. Bristol’s violent crime rate is 0.5 incidents per 1,000 residents and its property crime rate is 2.6 per 1,000. South Kingstown and North Kingstown ranked second and third on the list, respectively, while East Providence entered the top 10 this year at number nine. Bristol Police Chief Kevin Lynch praised the support staff who have helped him achieve his vision for the department. The full top 10 list is included in the article. A link to the full report by Safewise is provided at the end.