Safest California Cities – How does Palos Verdes rank?

What are the safest California Cities? How does Palos Verdes rank? Well, obviously, Palos Verdes homes are in 4 cities here on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and one unincorporated area

  • Palos Verdes Estates
  • Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Rolling Hills Estates
  • Rolling Hills
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula (not the geographical area, but the small unincorporated area on the north side of “the Hill”)

Did you know that the 2017 report shows Palos Verdes areas in the top 50 safest California cities?

“California is known for its beautiful beaches, award-winning wineries, and vibrant high-tech industry—but many people don’t realize it’s also home to dozens of safe cities. In fact, according to the most recent FBI crime report, the fifty safest cities in California reported about thirteen crimes per 1,000 people in 2015, compared to the national average of nearly twenty-nine crimes per 1,000 people.”

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Not only are our police departments top notch (LA County Sheriff and Palos Verdes Estates Police Department) but our Neighborhood Watch programs are very strong and diligent

In fact the city of Rancho Palos Verdes has organized a Ring event! The City of Ranch Palos Verdes and Ring have teamed up to offer an exclusive discount on their three main devices! The City of Rancho Palos Verdes allocated $100,000 in funding in order to provide Rancho Palos Verdes residents with this discount. This program will run until July 31st, 2017 or until funding expires. Video Surveillance devices are a useful tool in the Sheriff’s Department crime prevention and crime solving efforts. The City of Rancho Palos Verdes would like to invite residents to attend a Ring Meet and Greet event on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Hesse Park. Please note that this discount is only available to Rancho Palos Verdes residents who show valid proof of residency and complete a Resident General Release Agreement. Residents will be able to purchase one Ring camera for a special Rancho Palos Verdes price! The Ring Video Doorbell and Stick Up Cam will be available for $99 and the Ring Pro will be available for $75 at the event. Residents can opt to purchase an additional two Ring camera products for $50 off. An additional Ring Video Doorbell or Stick Up Cam will be $129 and the Ring Pro will be $199! Ring will also offer a discount on select accessories. The Chime Pro and Solar Panel will be available for $34. Ring representatives and City Staff will be available to answer any questions about the program, available devices, and public safety questions. Major credit and debit cards will be accepted as the form of payment on site. Please RSVP by Thursday, July 7th, 2017, to Jacqueline Ruiz, Administrative Analyst in the City Manager’s Office, at (310) 544-5305 or

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One of the other reasons Palos Verdes is safe is this camera program by which we help the police