Hardin County’s metro area one of safest in nation

The Federal Bureau of Investigations recently released the Elizabethtown-Fort Knox Metropolitan Area’s crime statistics. According to the FBI’s report, the metro area, which includes Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties, is the fifth safest in the nation based on violent crimes committed. VIOLENT CRIMES: 153 Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 6 Rape: 33 Robbery: 39 Aggravated assault: 75 PROPERTY CRIMES: 1,738 Burglary: 6 Larceny-theft: 33 Motor vehicle theft:

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