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2016's safest cities in Mississippi

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MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) -

How safe is your city in Mississippi? 

Backgroundcheck.org compiled research data to figure out which Mississippi cities were the safest in 2016.

The ranking is based on FBI violent crime stats and rates are normalized per 100,000 residents. The state average is 278 for violent crime and 2,921 for violent crime. 

Do know which cities are the safest in the Magnolia State? Click through our slideshow to find out! 

MOBILE USERS: VIEW SLIDESHOW HERE.

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