Category Archives: 911 FAILURE

Guns Are More Effective Than Vacuum Cleaners

And When You Need 911, Help Is Only A Half Hour Away A Williamson County, Tennessee, woman waited 35 minutes for a 911 response, finally beating off an intruder with a vacuum cleaner. A 16 gauge shotgun would be far … Continue reading

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OKLAHOMA TRAGEDY

Browsing my “hometown” newspaper, I came across this account of a homeowner who begged a 911 operator for help for ten minutes and 20 seconds. From the Oklahoman, “For 10 minutes and 20 seconds, Donna Jackson remained calm as she … Continue reading

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MOLASSES SLOW 911 RESPONSE

A Maryland family was asleep when three suspects broke in, stealing office equipment, “electronic,” cash, and a car. The wife told reporters she woke up at 5:49 a.m. to find her home trashed and burglarized, and she called 911— but … Continue reading

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