Kansas City North

KCUR News
4:05 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

"The Slows" Endure in Northland PD

Deputy Chief Cy Ritter (l) cites response time data to Board of Police Commissioners.
photo by dan verbeck

Kansas City, MO – It takes, on-average, six minutes for Kansas City Police to arrive when sent on a top emergency call . But the board of Police Commissioners was told today response time in Kansas City-North will always be slower.

When averaged out, time between a 9-1-1- call and arrival at a destination in the Northland is close to 7 minutes. Sometimes it's 15 minutes.

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