911 Audio

Columbus drowning 911

The Spanish-speaking parents of a 4 year-old girl who fell into a pool dialed 911 in Columbus (Ohio), but had trouble explaining what had happened and where they were. It took 2 minutes to conference in an interpreter.

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Officer’s MJ call – Mich.

off-duty officer calls to report he and his wife might have ingested marijuana brownies, and he sounds toasted

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Wisc. Nanny 911 call

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Kansas City Shooting #2

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Kansas City Shooting #1

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Carwash 911 – Mich.

In March 2007 Monica Hudson dialed 911 when she became trapped inside an automated car wash building on 24th St. in Port Huron (Mich.) when the machinery stalled. The dispatcher talked to her for several minutes. Finally another patron came through, pushed some buttons and the doors came open.

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Fire rescue 911 call-Md.

On February 3, 2007 firefighters rescued 5 children from a house fire at 9819 Connecticut Avenue, in Kensington (Montgomery County, Md.). Two 17 month-old girls (twins) were hospitalized in critical condition. A 12 year-old girl, 7 year-old boy, a 3 year-old girl and the twins were rescued from the second floor. The twins were found unconscious. The fire started on ...

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Crash 911 Call – Colo.

In Feb. 2007 several teens stopped on a rural road and were rear-ended by another car, seriously injuring several of the teens. They dialed 911 for help and reached the Loveland Police Department, but there was confusion about their location. They had difficulty trying to describe their location.

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Baby not breathing – 911 Call

In Feb. 2007 a San Antonio (Tex.) family noticed their infant was not breathing and dialed 911. The call was promptly answered at the police department, but the dispatcher then transferred the call to the EMS comm center, where a recording played for 4 minutes.

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Maryland fire 911

In Jan. 2007 five residents in Abingdon (Md.) died in a house fire, reported by several 911 calls. There was some criticism that the Harford County comm center took several minutes to dispatch fire units, but officials said an uncertain address only delayed units by seconds.

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