D.C. Police, Firefighters Unions Outraged after Ambulance Wait

The unions are lashing out at what they call inexcusably long response times for ambulances for an officer who sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run


 
 

NBC Washington | | Thursday, March 7, 2013


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WASHINGTON -- The D.C. police and firefighters unions are lashing out at what they call inexcusably long response times for ambulances.

The outrage comes after a Metropolitan police officer had to wait 20 minutes for an ambulance Tuesday night after sustaining serious injuries in a hit-and-run accident.

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