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What is the nature of your emergency.
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Old 12-10-2007, 07:04 AM
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I'm a 911 call taker and police dispatcher, for reasons I shouldn't have to explain, I can't say -where- I work.

Regardless, the boundless stupidity of the general public will never cease to amaze me, or infuriate me, or lower my opinion of the "average" human being.

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Old 12-13-2007, 02:06 AM
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I can't imagine the level of stupid that 911 attracts...can't wait to find out!!
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Old 12-13-2007, 07:16 PM
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Welcome,

I to have a Police related job and have the greatest respect for the control room staff (what dispatchers are called in the UK), I know I could never deal with half of what you guys go through.
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Old 12-18-2007, 03:08 PM
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My mom worked in an emergency room, so she saw only 1/3 to 1/2 of what you guys see. Based on her 'war' stories, I can only shudder.

And ask, have you heard the 'bambulance' 911 call?It was being played on the radio around here, a few years ago at least.

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Old 12-18-2007, 03:38 PM
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Welcome from a fellow dispatcher/operater
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