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Our design experts have over 55 years of combined experience in providing security camera installation service. We have designed tens of thousands of systems for retail, office buildings, malls, parking lots, storage facilities, airports, police stations, government facilities, apartment complexes, and countless homes. Designing an effective security solution requires expertise. We have that expertise and can design an effective system for your business or residence.


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Crime Statistics for Idaho

State of Idaho

Overall Crime Rating:

B+ (42.21% lower than national average)

Investing in a security camera system effectively protects your home and family from criminals. Research consistently shows that these devices deter crime, with a reduction of 65% or more. Additionally, having surveillance cameras provides valuable evidence of criminal activity occurring. Surveillance camera systems are a proven cost-effective method to prevent, record, and decrease the overall rate of crime and will provide both you and your family with a much-needed peace of mind.

Cities with Highest Crime Rate:

  • Pocatello
  • Twin Falls
  • Nampa
  • Boise
  • Idaho Falls

  • Cities with Lowest Crime Rate:

  • Rexburg
  • Moscow
  • Post Falls
  • Caldwell
  • Chubbuck

  • Boise Crime Rating:

    B (27.29% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Larceny Theft

    Boise is the capital and largest city of Idaho. It is located on the Boise River in southwestern Idaho, about 41 miles east of the Oregon border and 110 miles north of the Nevada border. The downtown area of Boise sits at an elevation of 2,704 feet above sea level. The city had a population of 235,684 people as of the 2020 census. The Boise metropolitan area, also known as the Treasure Valley, includes five counties and is the most populous metropolitan area in Idaho, with a combined population of 749,202. This metropolitan area encompasses the three largest cities in the state: Boise, Nampa, and Meridian. The Boise-Nampa Metropolitan Statistical Area is ranked as the 77th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States.

    Meridian Crime Rating:

    B+ (37.93% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Violent Crime

    Meridian is a city in Ada County, Idaho. According to the 2020 census, its population is 117,635, making it the second largest city in the county and in the state of Idaho, after Boise, the state capital. Meridian is recognized as the fastest-growing city in the state and one of the fastest-growing cities in the entire United States.

    Nampa Crime Rating:

    B (24.76% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Burglary

    Nampa is the largest city in Canyon County, Idaho, United States. Its population was 100,200 according to the 2020 Census. It is the third-most populous city in Idaho. Nampa is located about 20 miles west of Boise along Interstate 84, and six miles west of Meridian. It is the second principal city of the Boise metropolitan area. The name "Nampa" is believed to have originated from a Shoshoni word that can mean either moccasin or footprint. Toponymist William O. Bright suggests that the name comes from the Shoshoni word /nampai/, which means "foot".

    Idaho Falls Crime Rating:

    B (28.51% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Burglary

    Idaho Falls is a city in Bonneville County, Idaho, United States. It is the largest city in the state outside the Boise metropolitan area. According to the 2020 census, the population of Idaho Falls is 64,818. In the 2010 census, the population was 56,813, with a metro population of 133,265. Idaho Falls is an important center for commerce, culture, and healthcare in Eastern Idaho, as well as parts of western Wyoming and southern Montana. It has its own regional airport and is home to the College of Eastern Idaho, Museum of Idaho, and the Idaho Falls Chukars minor league baseball team. It is the main city in the Idaho Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Idaho Falls–Blackfoot-Rexburg, Idaho Combined Statistical Area.

    Pocatello Crime Rating:

    B (20.15% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Aggravated Assault

    Pocatello is a city in Idaho, located in Bannock County. It is the county seat and the largest city in the area. There is also a small portion of Pocatello located on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in Power County. Pocatello is considered the principal city of the Pocatello metropolitan area, which includes all of Bannock County. According to the 2020 census, the population of Pocatello is 56,326. It is the sixth-largest city in Idaho, ranking just behind Caldwell. In 2007, Pocatello was recognized as the twentieth Best Small Place for Business and Careers by Forbes. The city is home to Idaho State University and the manufacturing facility of ON Semiconductor. Pocatello is situated at an elevation of 4,462 feet above sea level and has the Pocatello Regional Airport for transportation.

    Caldwell Crime Rating:

    B+ (49.84% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Aggravated Assault

    Caldwell is a city in Idaho and serves as the county seat of Canyon County. According to the 2020 United States census, the population of Caldwell was 59,996. It is included in the Boise metropolitan area. Additionally, Caldwell is home to the College of Idaho.

    Twin Falls Crime Rating:

    B (24.65% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Aggravated Assault

    Twin Falls is a city in Idaho, United States. It is the county seat and the largest city in Twin Falls County. According to the 2020 census, the population of Twin Falls is 51,807. In the Magic Valley region, Twin Falls is the biggest city within a 100-mile radius. It serves as the commercial center for south-central Idaho and northeastern Nevada. Twin Falls is considered the principal city of the Twin Falls metropolitan statistical area, which includes Twin Falls and Jerome Counties. The town of Jackpot, located 50 miles south at the state line in Nevada, is also considered part of the greater Twin Falls area. Twin Falls is situated on a wide plain at the southern rim of the Snake River Canyon. In 1974, daredevil Evel Knievel attempted to jump across the canyon using a steam-powered rocket. The jump site is located northeast of central Twin Falls, between Shoshone Falls and the Perrine Bridge.


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