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Frankfurt



Are there personal security concerns to be aware of at this post? Please describe.

Just the normal pickpocketing and other nuisances of being in Europe. ISIS has staged attacks across Europe but none so far in Frankfurt. - Jan 28, 2017
Not really. I feel quite safe here. Europe's been a bit more on edge in the last year or so with the recent attacks in Brussels, Paris, Munich, etc., but I haven't really noticed a change in day-to-day activities. - Aug 14, 2016
no - Feb 1, 2016
No - Dec 9, 2015
No, this is a very safe city. - Jun 27, 2014
No. The German Police are very effective at keeping the crime in check. My kids go everywhere on their own by train and public transportation. You can see 6-8 year old kids on the buses alone all of the time. There ARE pick-pockets though. I did get pick-pocketed by a Roma but if you are aware of the Roma pick-pockets and are not stupid about it (like I was when I bought earrings from a Roma silver dealer only to have them stolen a few minutes later without knowing about it until much later!!)...anyway...just use common sense. - Mar 30, 2014
Petty theft and other usual big city problems. - Nov 7, 2013
No. - Apr 4, 2012
Germany is very safe. - Mar 4, 2012
Not really that I can think of. Frankfurt is ranked as having one of the highest crime rates in Germany. This is not entirely true since those crime statistics include the airport which: a) isn't in Frankfurt, and b) are crimes such as smuggling that wouldn't affect the day-to-day life of the ordinary citizen. - Oct 3, 2011
Nope. Germany is very safe, especially compared to most US cities. - Jul 15, 2010
Almost none. Much safer than most American cities. - Jul 7, 2008
It's similar to any major city. A bit safer than DC for example, less crime, break-ins but more demonstrations. - Feb 23, 2008
Most consulate employees live in same apartment complex which is not walled off but has roaming guards and the central street is only open to residents with an ID. Police aren't too concerned with drug use (just drug dealing). Violent crime seems low. - Jan 4, 2008