Northampton is one of the safest municipalities in Pennsylvania, according to a study done by a private home-security company.
The SafeWise Report ranked Northampton the 14th-safest municipality in Pennsylvania, and had this to say about the township:
14. Northampton Township
This Philadelphia suburb takes care of its own. Whether it’s providing transportation to veterans or planning for natural disasters, Northampton is a tight-knit community that prizes the safety of its citizens. The “Alert Neighbors Program” may be one reason Northampton streets are so safe to walk. The program is centered on enlisting the eyes and ears of the public to bolster local police efforts and remind residents to keep an eye out for one another. Its civic-minded initiatives like this that help keep this friendly township safe and secure for all of its citizens.
Cecil Township in Washington County was ranked the safest in the Keystone State.
Here's how SafeWise describes itself in a press release announcing the rankings: "SafeWise is a community-focused security organization that is the source for everything safety and security. We help you compare security providers so you can best protect your home the way you want to. The SafeWise Report provides resources to help make homes and communities a safer place. We provide home security tips and tools, as well as the most recent news in the safety industry.”