Published: May 19, 2011 6:24 PM EDT
Updated: May 19, 2011 6:24 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has released its Uniform Crime Report numbers for 2010.

Cape Coral was the second safest city in the State of Florida among those cities whose population is over 100,000 people.
 
Port St. Lucie was the safest with 2300.6 crime rate / 100,000. Cape Coral came in as the second safest with 2467.3 crime rate / 100,000.
 
Cape Coral Police Chief Jay Murphy credits hard work by the men and women of the Cape Coral Police Department as well as the citizens of Cape Coral.
 
Chief Murphy says, “This is proof of the teamwork between the residents of Cape Coral and their Police Department. We’re all on the same team and share the same goal of making this city a safe place to work, play, raise a family and retire.”