Sheriff's Convention This Week Makes St. Louis the "Safest City" in the U.S.?
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"No matter where you go, there's law enforcement," Murphy told KSDK. "For right now, it's the safest city in the United States."
That's because the city is playing host to the annual National Sheriffs' Association conference, with some 1,800 sheriffs and thousands of vendors and presenters in town through Wednesday to discuss the latest techniques and technology in law enforcement.
But will their presence really make any of us safer?
Perhaps -- if bad guys are intimidated by men armed with foam fingers and Cardinals bric-a-brac.
"When they (sheriff conventioneers) went to the ballpark, they were buying souvenirs like crazy, so it's really been a big boost," added Murphy.