Average response time: about ten minutes

As of 2013, the reported national average for police response time was 11 minutes.  Individual cities may measure response time differently because there is no national ‘standard’ for measuring them. This can cause a great disparity in numbers. Not many cities ‘advertise’ their response times. Of those that have numbers that have gone public, the most recent data shows that emergency …

Police - response time New Oleans

New Orleans Response Time – Despite improvement, New Orleans police still far from response time goal

Response times improve but miss mark May 23, 2016 By Jeff Adelson and Mike Perlsteinj adelson@theadvocate.com mperlstein@wwltv.com  New Orleans police arrive to a call of a domestic dispute 36 minutes after it was dispatched. Police units arrived at 9:03 a.m., and talked to the female resident for eight minutes before leaving. A male walked away from the residence at 8:55 …

EXEMPLARY STANDARD II(D). Rapid Response to Urgent Calls

EXEMPLARY STANDARD II(D). Rapid Response to Urgent Calls

Reliable and timely response to all calls and rapid response to emergency calls is very important to the public served by its policing agency. Thus, exemplary agencies: 1) develop and achieve specific service objectives (e.g., average time from dispatch to officer arrival at scene) concerning response to urgent calls, 2) develop policies to identify and handle high priority calls; 3) …