A Tulsa World review of police response times in 2018 found that overall Tulsa Police Department response times have been declining over the past three years.
Tulsa Police response times citywide have declined from 26.6 minutes in 2016 to 24.1 minutes in 2018, according to a World analysis of calls for service data.
The Tulsa World grouped calls for police service by ZIP code to determine average response times. The resulting analysis found that average response times — from the moment the call was answered in dispatch to when the first officer arrived at the scene — varied by up to 10 minutes among the various ZIP codes in Tulsa.
Below is a look at the top five ZIP codes for the fastest and slowest response times (Tulsa County outlined in red):
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