Sedgwick County reports Fourth of July non-emergency line results

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Sedgwick County Emergency Communications activated a non-emergency line during the Fourth of July holiday in order to prevent an influx of nuisance calls that could block emergency calls from reaching a call taker

Extra call takers were on hand for the emergency and non-emergency lines. Emergency Communications, which typically averages 1,600 calls for emergency services a day, received the following number of calls over the holiday:

The non-emergency line was active from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m., July 1 through July 5.

Time PeriodCalls to non-emergency lineCalls to 911
July 172574
July 2127798
July 3207725
July 44991306
July 5170691

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