City Loses 911 Call, Detroiter Loses Parents

February 1, 2012

A window on what cuts in city services can mean for people living in Detroit opened last week, when long-time resident Joe Glenn suffered a heart attack outside his home. The city never dispatched an ambulance, and Glenn died. His wife suffered a stroke and died two days later. The city has not contacted Glenn’s family. His daughter – Heloise – tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter that the city her father worried so much about paying taxes to…did not work for him when he needed it most.