Safety is an important factor when looking for a new place to call home. Alarms.org has released the top 50 cities in Alabama that are the safest according to crime rates. Helena is first on the list of safest cities. Several east Alabama cities are also on the list. Southside rounds out the top 5, Rainbow City is number 11- followed by Glencoe at 17, Oxford at 44 and Jacksonville at 45. These numbers were compiled by reviewing the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics along with population data and internal research.