What is the average police response time to a 911 call?
When I talk to people about violence and what they do when faced with violence, the reaction is always the same.”Just call 911 for help. “ There is this false sense of security that we have created with our 911 system where people believe that one call will instantly dispatch a SWAT team to save you and your family the moment you call.
Unfortunately, this is not far from the truth. So what is the average police response time to a 911 call?
According to American Police Beat, the average response time for emergency calls is 10 minutes. Atlanta has the worst response time of 11-12 minutes and Nashville has a lightning fast 9 minutes.
According to Department of Justice statistics, the best response time is 4 minutes and the worst response time is over an hour. interpretation? If you live in a high-income area, he’s probably familiar with a four-minute response time, but in central to rural areas the response time is much longer.
Now comes the interesting part. The Department of Justice has determined that the average police response time to a 911 call is four minutes for him, while the average response time between offenders and victims is 90 seconds.
This means being robbed/injured/maimed/raped/murdered and waiting another two and a half minutes for the police to arrive. , the police arrive.
The truth is, the police aren’t your bodyguards.You can’t be in all places at once. And thanks to our Supreme Court, it doesn’t have to be. Castle’s Locke v. Gonzales case is just one of many lawsuits she has stated she can’t sue police for failing to enforce an injunction leading to the murder of her three children. I’m sorry.
In reality, you can be alone for at least four minutes. Anyone who has ever been in an argument knows that a few seconds can cause serious injury.
It’s up to you to protect yourself. Police are not everywhere. As a citizen, you are responsible for your own personal safety.
Do you know what you need to do to protect yourself? Are you mentally and physically trained to protect yourself? If not, I highly recommend taking a women’s self-defense course to learn how to do it.
When criminals come looking for you, you don’t want to be vulnerable while the average police response time to 911 calls ticks away.
Learn how to protect yourself today!
Angie M. Tarighi is the CEO and founder of the Women’s Self-Defense Institute and has taught women’s self-defense programs for over 20 years. She is a tireless advocate for independence and responsibility and encourages women to actively save lives through awareness and education.
Angie holds the following certifications:
• 3rd Grade Black Belt and Certified Instructor in Kempo • 1st Grade Black Belt and Certified Instructor in Combat Hapkido • Certified Instructor in Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) • Certified Instructor in International Police Defense Tactics • Certified Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist • Certified KidSafe Network Agent •Certified Female Safe Network Agent •Professional Speaker •Published Author – •- “Practical Self-Defense and Safety Tips for Today’s Busy Women” •-“Be a Reiki Master 5 Easy Steps to Become a Reiki Master
Angie founded the Women’s Self Defense Institute to share safety and survival information, resources, products, training and advice with women at home and abroad dealing with a dangerous world. Angie brings humor and real-world examples to training that empowers women to leverage their strengths and become the best self-defense advocates.
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