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Fort Lauderdale Among Top 20 Cities in Investments in Public Safety

Feel free to keep your doors unlocked from now on, Fort Lauderdale! (*Just kidding; don't do that.)

Because of 239 cities with a population greater than 100,000, Fort Lauderdale ranks as the 19th city that invest the most resources in public safety.

This, according to, which crunches numbers on banking and finance.

Specifically, NerdWallet wanted to see how U.S. cities survived the great recession of 2008 and were able to keep their police and fire departments intact.

See also: Fort Lauderdale Named Seventh "Most Exciting" Midsized City

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Chris Joseph
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