Dallas Fire-Rescue May Change How It Responds To Some EMS CallsChief David Coatney told members of the Dallas City Council's public safety committee that because of a rising population and volume of emergency calls, the department has to change the way it responds to them.
Concerns Raised Over Police Response Times After Paramedic ShotFirefighters said it is routine for them to arrive to a scene of a shooting before police as was the case Monday.
Some DPD Officers Say Unfair Discipline, Stress Partly Behind Slower ResponseThe head of the Dallas Police Association tells CBS 11 News that mentally beaten down officers are among the reasons for longer waits when it comes to responding to 911 calls.
Full-Scale Disaster Exercise In North Texas CityToday residents in Denton are probably hearing the words, “This is a test. This is only a test.” The City of Denton is conducting a full-scale emergency drill.
I-Team Investigates Gas Leak Response TimesThe CBS 11 I-Team has been looking into the issue of pipeline safety for months. On Thursday we found out firsthand when it took nearly two hours for Atmos crews to show up and fix a gas line that was hit in east Fort Worth.
Police Response Times Worry North Fort Worth ResidentsFar north Fort Worth has drawn thousands of new homeowners to plant roots there. But while the areas growth has been rapid, emergency response times haven’t kept up with the pace.