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Bloomberg Releases Edited Version of Not-at-All-Comforting 911 Report

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 12: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivers his annual State of the City address at Morris High School Campus on January 12, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Education reform was a significant part of Bloomberg's address. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Photo: Mario Tama/2012 Getty Images

The Bloomberg administration is currently appealing a judge’s order to release the full “nuclear” report on the city’s 911 response system, but today they put out 133 of the 216 critical pages. Even those are not so pretty! According to an AP account, the system, which was recently revamped to the tune of $680 million, is too slow, disorganized, and fudges its response-time numbers, as leaks indicated earlier. Lines like “NYPD call takers did not receive adequate training for (Unified Call Taking) responsibilities and are not proficient at handling FDNY related activity” are enough to put any New Yorker even more on-edge. If these are the parts Bloomberg will allow us to see, what’s in the rest of it?

Bloomberg Releases Edited 911 Report