Delayed 911 response a matter of geography and jurisdictions

Los Angeles residents are often kept waiting for city rescue crews when nearby L.A. County crews could have responded faster. A 30-year-old plan to link dispatch systems hasn’t been implemented. October 20, 2012|By Robert J. Lopez, Ben Welsh and Kate Linthicum Stephanie Hooks pleaded for help after collapsing on the floor of her South Los Angeles home. “I can’t breathe…. …