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Resource ID: #28695
Subject: Detroit's Faulty Response Time
Source: Ross Jones, Randy Lundquist, Johnny Sartin, John Ciolino, Jodie Heisner
Affiliation: WXYZ-TV
Date: February 24, 2019; February 25, 2019; February 26, 2019; May 22, 2019; June 20, 2019; November 23, 2019



A year-long investigation by WXYZ-TV revealed systemic life-and-death failures throughout Detroit’s 911 system resulting in thousands of abysmal responses to urgent calls that contributed to at least two deaths and made the city less safe. The reporting triggered massive upheaval throughout the entire department credited with improving police response times.
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