Cutting Down On Unnecessary 911 Calls05:42


When people call 911, it's not always for real emergencies. But these calls require a full response — firefighters, trucks, police cars, the works — which can quickly outsize the problem. Fire departments across the country are coming up with innovative solutions. Michael de Yoanna (@mdy1) from KUNC reports on one such effort in Greeley, Colorado.

This segment aired on December 17, 2018.

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