Saudi Government has made very hard rules against the people who are involved in smuggling of drugs. They implement these rules fully. Saudi Police has stronger controls on its borders and all the stations from where drugs can enter into the country. Yes, they are not 100% safe from drug but at least the condition is much better than many other countries including USA. Few people use drugs and it is very difficult even to find them. If you talk about USA, 25 million people out of total population of USA has used illegal drugs in their lives. Penalties on the people dealing with drugs have been explained in this article. “Dealing with Drugs in Saudi Arabia”
Homes in Saudi Arabia are much safer than USA. In Saudi Arabia, less than 0.01% houses have security alarms or cameras in it. Reason is that, they don’t need it. In last 3 years, I have never heard about any event of intrusion of someone in the house with the intention of robbery. Especially if you are living in the main areas of the city, there is almost no risk of robbery. Some robbery activities have been reported by the people living in remote areas with less population.
One major reason of having less crime rate in Saudi Arabia is having rules of severe penalties on the offenders. The punishment of rape in Saudi Arabia is “stoned to death”. The perpetrator of the crime is stoned by the general public until his death. Same is the case with the murderer. Murderer is beheaded in general public. Moreover, it is a rule in Saudi Arabia that all the punishments are made in general public which creates a fear in the minds of general public. “Crimes Punishable by Death inSaudi Arabia”
With reference to terrorism, there are minimal chances of Al Qaida committing crimes in Saudi Arabia. There are several reasons for that. Al Qaida is a Muslim organization and Saudi Arabia is treated with respect in all Muslim countries of the world. Now Houthis have bombed a couple of Masjids in Saudi Arabia but I completely believe on Saudi forces. They are taking this matter very seriously and soon the condition will be fine. As a concluding remark, I feel much safer in Saudi Arabia than many other countries of the world.