When one cop drove by a dog barking in the street, he thought that he should pull over. As he did so, he could see that the animal was in distress. But before the officer could help, the dog flew off into the neighborhood. The cop then decided to follow, although he had no idea what he was about to find.
Germantown is a relatively small village situated in Washington County, Wisconsin. The village is, in fact, home to just under 20,000 people. And according to Money Magazine, moreover, Germantown is the 30th most appealing place to live in the whole of the United States.
Germantown’s safe streets are one of the factors that helped it to rank so highly in the poll. Indeed, according to online real estate database NeighborhoodScout, the village is safer than 68 percent of U.S. communities. In 2015, furthermore, just 211 crimes were committed in Germantown, and of them, only nine were violent.