It only took Detroit two years to revamp the city’s notoriously slow response times.
Firefighters were delayed because of a problem with the alert system.
The suspect didn’t get far because dispatchers knew exactly where he was going.
The city of Detroit is demanding we pay up to $42,000 to access just three months of EMS records.
We reviewed dispatch calls and 911 records to get a clearer picture of the floods and their impact on metro Detroit.
Our request for three months of records, the city maintained, would disable emergency communications and take more than a year to fulfill.
Detroit medics are taking too long to respond to emergencies, and people are dying.
Firefighters believe they could have saved the man with disabilities if their station wasn’t closed.
The crime was almost too easy because police took more than 20 minutes to respond each time.