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Chicago 911 Calls

Chicago's Top Cop: CPD Gets 'Too Many' 911 Calls, System 'Broken'

Posted 10.30.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy admitted that his police force can, at times, be slow to respond to reports of shootings at a ...

Over 1,000 South Side 911 Calls Go Unanswered

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than 1,200 times last year, residents of the South Chicago and Gresham police districts called 911, and there was no car available to respond. I...

911 Emergency Calls Disappearing From Computers: Operators

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Stacked-up calls to Chicago's 911 emergency center are "disappearing completely" from computer screens because of glitches in a $6 million upgrade to ...