Commissioner Burton in’t taking response time statistics for granted. He has been making news highlighting inconsistencies and inequities.
Police commissioner wants answers on response times George Hunter Detroit News
For years Detroit residents have expressed their concerns pertaining to slow response times by the Detroit Police. We often hear Detroiters shouting that there are two Detroits, and now the statistics compiled and presented by (the article) support this characterization,
Detroit Police Commissioner Wants Chief To Explain ‘Two Tiers Of Response Times’ Charlie LeDuff Deadline Detroit
We often hear Detroiters shouting that there are two Detroits, and now the statistics compiled and presented by [the article] support this characterization. Specifically, [it shows] that there are two tiers of response times: Detroit Police respond more slowly to calls from communities with a per capita income of $17,000 or less; while they respond much more quickly to calls from Downtown and Midtown. . . .Response times can make the difference between life and death.