Non-urgent police calls ‘go unanswered’ March 8th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Hundreds of thousands of phone calls to the new police non-emergency 101 number are going unanswered, figures from forces in England and Wales suggest. The number was introduced for people to report crimes such as drug dealing, car theft and property damage. But people hung up or were disconnected before a reply 496,000 times between January and October 2012 – 4% of calls. Thirty out of the 44 police forces provided information to the BBC after a Freedom of Information Act request. But not every force supplied all the details requested. Click BBC link below to read full story http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21708014 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!