Life on the line: 911 breakdowns at LAFD

Controller analysis of LAFD response times

The Los Angeles Fire De­part­ment is tak­ing longer to get to med­ic­al emer­gen­cies than it was be­fore budget cuts three years ago, ac­cord­ing to a much-an­ti­cip­ated audit of the agency’s re­sponse times re­leased Fri­day by City Con­trol­ler Wendy Greuel.

Credits: Ben Welsh