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Met analysing 999 call spike

Liberal Democrat says delays in answering emergency calls a 'very serious concern'.

England's run to the World Cup semi final saw forces receive high volumes of 999 calls in June and July

England's run to the World Cup semi final saw forces receive high volumes of 999 calls in June and July

Date - 5th October 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
The Metropolitan Police received 625,640 999 calls in a three-month period this summer. The force says it is trying to work out the reason for the spike. Just 63 per cent of the calls were able to be answered within the force’s target time...
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