Tag: department

While very real, this report does inject some humor into the declining situation in Detroit with the police department. With the city already in shambles, the downsizing of the police department and subsequent moving of certain investigators to other areas of the city are certainly not helping some neighborhoods from picking themselves back up. It’s […]


I love this! The Los Angeles Times Data Desk has published a map showing how quickly the LAFD will get to you if you call in a fire. Dark pink areas suffer the worst response times, taking the LAFD nearly 10 minutes to reach a destination in that area. Luckily for me, there’s a fire […]

Gothamist shared this video from British Pathe which shows an early horse-drawn fire brigade in NYC circa 1893.