Eight nearby areas made this year's list, compiled by SafeWise.
This month's event raised $433,000 for public safety initiatives.
The annual Houston's Heroes Awards Luncheon also raised more than $200,000 for crime prevention and public safety initiatives.
Guests also heard from Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott and keynote speaker Joanna Coles.
Shooting from the Hip
Some restaurants are offering open-carry discounts as of Jan. 1 while others are banning weapons altogether.
Harris County’s newly-appointed Sheriff takes to the streets—and shares his big plans for the next year.
Restaurants and other area businesses prepare for the fight to bear arms.
Best Schools 2013
Safety, not privacy, is their top priority.