STATISTICS IN THE COMBAT ZONE
(Each category is rated from 0 to 5, 0 indicating a complete lack of service, and 5 indicating highest quality service)
POLICE RESPONSE TIME: 0
is no police presence in the Zone, and police will
not come here except under the most dire
circumstance, and even then only in groups of ten or
more, in at least full issue armor. Generally the
only time when Police will enter the Combat Zone
is due to confirmed terrorist activity, rescue
operations (but only in extreme cases) or when
an extremely high profile suspect’s exact location
in the Zone is known and verified, and then SWAT or
C-SWAT will enter in force. Police man the
gate entrances to the Zone, but will not enter.
POLICE CAMERA PREVALENCE: 0
The only place where static Police cameras are
positioned is atop the wall and at checkpoints. The cameras are
housed in armored plexiglass domes; however it is
something of a hobby among many Zone Dwellers to
obscure the lenses on the Zone side of the dome. Peppering them
with paintballs is the most common method, and they
just get creative from there. Occasionally the
police will send drones into the Zone if something
serious is happening, but if they are spotted they
are shot down in fairly short order.
FIRE AND RESCUE RESPONSE TIME: 0
Like the police, the Fire department almost
never enters the Zone.
There are no recognized or legal hospitals or clinics in the Zone, but there are numerous ripperdocs and underground clinics operating here. No ambulance services will enter the Zone except for Trauma Team or Militech, however some Combat Cabbs have medics riding along with them, and if the fare has the money they will treat him and take him to the destination of his choice.
There is only one school that operates in the Zone. It is run by a group that calls itself the Elders and a host of volunteers. The school is not licensed, nor its curriculum recognized by anyone, but students who do choose to attend will receive a basic education equivalent to grades 1-12, with additional advanced and vocational education available.
There are several eateries in the zone, most rely either on what food can be brought in from the outside, or they use Zone grown food. Because of the high number of rooftop gardens many Zone residents eat more fresh vegetables and fruits than the majority of people in Night City proper. Proper meat on the other hand is much scarcer. Beef and Pork are unheard of, although occasionally pigs are found here. The majority of meat found in the Zone is Rabbit, which are bred and raised by many in the Zone, including a few places that do it on a mass production scale. Dog, Cat, and Rat are also common meats here. Some people in the Zone also have their own scop tanks. There is a brewery and distillery here, as well as several private brewers and moonshiners.
This is the Zone; there are few legal avenues of entertainment although there are several bars, a fairly successful nightclub, and even an “art house” style movie theater.
There are hotels and boarding houses scattered
throughout the Zone, but nothing that any travel
guide would ever recommend. The prices are
dirt cheap though, usually running from 5eb an hour,
to 15-25eb a night.
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