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Response Time

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Audit Shows Sheriff’s Response Time Longer In Unincorporated Areas

An audit revealed that it takes Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies longer to respond to emergencies in unincorporated areas compared to contract cities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2013

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Family Says LAFD’s Slow Response Time Contributed To Death Of Boy, 16

A family says that a slow response time by LAFD paramedics contributed to the death of a 16-year-old.

12/21/2012

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Report: LAFD Slower To Respond To Medical Emergencies Since 2009

The LAFD’s Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss a newly released report about the department’s response times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2012

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City Council, LA Fire Clash Over Reported Response Times

How fast do LA City Fire and paramedic crews get to your home in the event of an emergency?

03/23/2012