Rockland County is considered the second safest community in the country according to US News Report. US News and World Report used data such as violent crime rate, public safety capacity, car crash fatalities, emergency services and spending on police and fire protection and healthcare in making the determination. What the data found I knew intuitively from the moment I moved here years ago. Rockland wound up ranked #2 nationally. You just feel at home and safe here no matter who you are. For more information and to read the article click link below.