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Safety first in Kimball


Dawn Fossand

Police Cheif Darren Huff proudly congratulates the community of Kimball for ranking the ninth safest city in Nebraska. Huff believes one of the many reasons for the high rank is the increased communication between citizens and law enforcement. The Kimball Police Department and the Kimball County Sheriff's Office strive to build on those relationships daily.

Kimball was recently named among the top 10 safest cities in Nebraska by Consumer Affairs based on data collected from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the national Census Bureau, though just 40 Nebraska communities were involved in the study.

"I don't think Kimball has ever made the top 10 safest cities in Nebraska, so this is huge for the Kimball Police Department," Kimball Police Chief Darren Huff said.

Local data originates in each community, and though both the Kimball County Sheriff's Office and the Kimball Police Department report to Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), the i...

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