The small town of Sinj, located in the continental part of the Split-Dalmatia County, has been declared Croatia’s safest town…
The results follow a study of 29 of Croatia’s largest towns by the Institute of Economics and Ministry of Internal Affairs magazine ‘Zaštita’ using police data.
Sinj was named the safest town in the country according to the data, followed by Samobor, Virovitica, Đakovo, and Požega. The safest town in terms of road accidents was Samobor, whilst Vinkovci recorded the most road accidents.
“Through communication with the police station in the town of Sinj, and all other services, we are trying to jointly influence the reduction and crime and all forms of crimes in the city of Sinj,” said Zlatko Ugrin, deputy mayor of Sinj.
Below average in terms of safety were the towns of Pula, Zadar and the capital Zagreb. with Čakovec the least safest town in terms of thefts. Zadar, Karlovac and Vukovar recorded the most crime acts.
“Safety in the 29 analyzed towns in the Republic of Croatia, and in general in Croatia is increasing,” said Nataša Gajski Kovačić.
Over the last 16 years of statistics there has been an increase in property and drug crime, but the number of violent crimes had declined.