North Precinct consists of 30 square miles
5 squads on patrol
Each squad (4-5 officers) responsible for 6 square miles of patrol
It speaks directly to the challenges of finding a new crop of recruits.
After calling the non-emrgncy line it’s routed to the telephone unit who enters it into dispatch sys.
There are, not surprisingly, quite a few other calls ahead of me and requests for actual service.
Easy to see how staffing plays into response time.
“You’re not dropping out?”
Him “we need more people like you.”