911 response time is up!

Compared to January 2018, NYPD response times reported in December 2023 have risen across the board—that is, for critical (up 22%), serious (up 45.5%), and non-critical (up 28.7%) calls. The NYPD has gone from a force of approximately 36,000 uniformed personnel in 2018 to just over 33,600 today—a reduction of nearly 7%. Indeed, a smaller…

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