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St. Barts is one of the safest places in the world.
While there is petty theft, there is no personal risk whatsoever; no guns, no gangs, no-one has ever been mugged, there are no 'no go" areas, you can go anywhere on the island night or day without any risk to your personal safety.
Kids hitch-hike, cars are left unlocked with the keys in the ignition and front doors are left open. Don't bother checking over your shoulder at the ATM, the person behind you will be standing a respectable ten feet away.
No-one will hassle you, try and sell you either souvenirs or drugs or offer themselves as guides.
Say "bonjour" to everyone you meet, and it will be returned with a smile.