Chicago police will no longer respond to all 911 calls
City changing emergency response policy
- Duration 3:39
- Date Feb 6, 2013
City changing emergency response policy
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Well imagine calling 911 reporter robbery and being told a police officer will not be dispatched to the scene.
That's exactly what's happening in Chicago as -- last Sunday 911 will no longer send police officers to every call.
Criminal defense attorney and Fox News contributor aren't right gala has more to weigh in on all of us are -- let's take a look at some of these emergency calls.
Where the officers -- not respond in Chicago here they are on your screen you have car theft robbery garage burglaries.
Vandalism check fraud lewd or obscene phone calls -- and threatening phone calls when there is no immediate danger.
What are your thoughts -- the city -- Ari are you kidding me I mean robbery think about it think god forbid that you leave you this morning and some thug puts a gun to you open tonight do you.
And steals whatever and runs away OK you're not at that point you not in imminent danger right he's so you're reporting he's gotten.
Think about your emotional.
And what if there's a witness calls 911 they say there's a robbery cops don't show what and then something does go wrong the criminal does pull the trigger.
Who's at fault there could the city be held responsible.
While it's early in the morning -- these -- -- I don't really long and go up.
-- know it's not so much.
-- -- why I understand the bears did budgetary concerns here.
At an image alludes phone calls on your home and you don't lose -- don't call -- that you reported right that's one thing when your house gets burglarized.
-- saves in these cases where the -- didn't dangers supposedly done.
But think about -- you coming into the most personal.
That insurers didn't you stop is everywhere you want a professional experience law enforcement officer that you pay taxes for.
To be set to take fingerprints to look at what's going on to find any -- -- it forced entry or what did somebody was the key yeah how was it may be a cleaner lady gave it to somebody else.
You want them to start solving the crimes not the City Hall don't get -- I want you OK I'm just gonna take a report right what I did take a report.
You just got robbed I just got -- was a good thing to report.
What message does that send the burglar because if they don't think the cops are coming correct but -- -- alarm -- -- the burglar alarm Israeli the big -- this usage report about just.
Let me go through -- by the China directly find where she hides -- -- now -- -- -- that's because the police department's argument says this opens up the officers.
Cover the more serious crimes.
Well look again if you're talking about a -- phone call.
That correct if you're talking about a robbery.
Of the -- -- definition of -- robberies forcible taking of your pocket your property.
It means among grandeur -- the throat and -- Q property someone -- speech.
Put a weapon that you.
Why -- human police WB that -- don't -- you garage.
And -- -- collection of baseball cards -- someone else's god forbid but it is an attempted sexual assault yes obviously we want the police that.
But the police should be everywhere this reminds me of New York City in the mid eighties when we didn't have money and we we just not.
Cut off the -- that's not good and in a city where crime continuously goes up Chicago was known to be more -- more I literally -- eight.
Shouldn't hire more cops though that's what -- New York City.
In the very -- in the early nineties when David Diggs and leaving a Rudy Giuliani came in they did it just like we didn't in.
Deny Iraq with the surge we get a surge here in New York City put more cops on the street more visibility more cop -- -- did they've worked period a mandate work to New York went from being one of the most dangerous cities for the save his big cities in the United States in the matter.
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