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 NerdWallet.com, 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.