Oakland Police Inundated With 911 Calls, Unable To Respond To All
OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — Oakland police said they received so many calls for service Friday evening that they were unable to respond to all the calls.
Police said at 6:30 p.m. Friday it was so busy, the department had 125 calls for service, with officers already working on 17 priority calls.
KCBS’ Tim Ryan Reports:
Even though the department was fully staffed, officers could not immediately respond to calls for reports, non-emergency calls, or follow-up services.
A police spokesman did not respond to a request for but the department did issue a statement that it “would review the causes and to mitigate future occurrences.”
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