emergencies

After Sandy, a call to improve 9-1-1
News Billy Rennison 11/28/2012 at 4:55PM

The city is facing an emergency, according to elected officials, but they may not want to dial 9-1-1. Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, chair of the Fire and Criminal Justice Committee, penned a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg calling for a review into 9-1-1’s failure during Superstorm Sandy, when many residents [...]