Category Archives: Control Room

Can Toothache Block Your Airway? Asking For A Mate…

One of our intrepid followers contacted us anonymously with a screenshot of an ’emergency’ call that was sent to them by their control room. The call seemed to suggest that the patient requested a blue-light response from the emergency ambulance service because a toothache was preventing them from breathing. Now, other than some emergency life-saving support training, I have no

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‘Bill’s’ 999 Call

Bill was cleaning Ted’s weapon while at the ranges when Bill accidentally shot Ted. Bill phones 999: Bill: ‘It’s my friend, Ted. I have accidentally shot him; It was an accident. I think I’ve killed him.’ 999 Operator: “Ok, please calm down, Sir. Can you make sure he is actually dead?’ CLICK… BANG Bill: ‘Ok, I’ve done that. What now?’

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Male Calls 999 To Order A Large Chicken & Mushroom Pizza

We all know that being ‘hangry’ can sometimes be a precursor to minor outbursts of anger. But trying to prevent such outbursts by calling the police using the emergency number to order a frigging pizza is just ridiculous. While there is an intimate connection between the police and pizzas, this connection manifests itself as a result of officers being able

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‘We All Have Stories Of Mishearing Units Over The Radio. Here’s Mine’ | Dispatcher | Australia

Earlier on today, we received the following message from an oppo (colleague) on the other side of the world. From a place called ‘Australia’ (nope, never heard of it either). Anyway, here’s what she said: ‘Hey guys! Im a dispatcher in Victoria AU. Got a funny below for you! Every dispatcher knows what it’s like when they’re new and still

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