Record Hold Times Plague Kansas City 911

In a year when homicide stats reached historic heights . . . We also learned that HELP ISN'T COMING ANY TIME SOON . . . Check this data on emergency response times:

"Currently, people listen to an automated message that encourages them to keep holding and the next live call taker will be with them shortly. In May, the average hold time was a full minute . . . Kansas City never met that goal for any month in 2023. In December, only 65.77% of calls were answered within 20 seconds. May was even worse at 45%."

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KCTV5 Investigates: Data reveals record year for KCPD 911 hold times

Hold times for people calling 911 in Kansas City have gotten longer over the years, and are much higher than the hold times in surrounding municipalities.