Whoever comes up with these safest city rankings really should incorporate statistics involving turtles in my opinion. This is a great example. A place in Missouri that is regularly named among the safest place in the state is actually full of vicious snapping turtles and I can prove it with science.
It's not easy being a law enforcement officer. You just never know what challenges you're going to face each day. Today, the Missouri Highway Patrol had an unexpected encounter as they were forced to chase down a pet turtle on the run.