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Smeggy Smurf: Don't give medical aid to the drunks. Help the victims but not the drunks. You'll find that problem solves itself quickly
Ivo Shandor: Not often enough to justify the previous staffing levels, according to the year's worth of data mentioned in the article.
Honest Bender: Smeggy Smurf: Don't give medical aid to the drunks. Help the victims but not the drunks. You'll find that problem solves itself quicklyYou expect people who perform dangerous acts despite the possible consequences to be deterred by negative consequences?An education is an investment.
GranoblasticMan: Slow news day?
simusid: Its a no-brainer. We get VERY few calls between midnight and 6 AM. But right on the dot at 6 we can count on getting "552 dispatching an ambulance... respond to 123 Fake St. for an 82 year old femal with chest pain" and off we go to find a woman in distress since 1 AM who "didn't want to bother you boys"Call volume per hour is not remotely uniform. It peaks at 2 PM right during "Paramedic Nap Time"