When someone calls 911, it’s normally for a life threatening or criminal emergency, not because a restaurant messed up your order or because you are worried about a seal struggling in the ocean. 911 operators have an extremely stressful job; they must quickly obtain the information needed to determine an appropriate course of action. It’s important to know that calling 911 for a non-emergency is illegal and can result in a fine or jail time. In this article you will find some of the Most Embarrassing Calls 911 Operators Ever Received.
I'm too high
A young man called 911 because he was too high off of weed. He was frightened that he couldn’t feel anything. When police officers got to the scene, they found the 22-year-old curled in the fetal position surrounded by Chips Ahoy, Gold Fish crackers, and Doritos.
I'm 45 years old and would like to meet that police officer again
Lorna Dudash called 911 because she was interested in seeing a police officer that recently left her house again. She admitted that she didn’t have an emergency but thought the officer was cute and didn’t know any other way of getting a hold of him.
I ordered two Subway sandwiches, and I didn't get what I paid for
A gentleman called Jacksonville 911 when he didn’t get what he paid for at Subway. He went on to tell the dispatcher that he ordered two sandwiches asking for everything on both but grew upset when he did not get mustard and mayo on both of his sandwiches.
My husband is not eating his dinner
A 53-year-old woman was arrested when she called 911 because her husband was not eating his dinner. The police station then reported that it wasn’t her first time calling 911 for a non-emergency. The time before that she’d called because she couldn’t find her clothes and another time because her dogs got loose.
I walked up to Taco Bell drive-thrus, and they wouldn't serve me
Mr. Kimbell called 911 to inform them that he wasn’t getting served by the Taco Bell employees because you can’t walk up to the drive-thru; you have to drive. Kimbell then told the dispatcher that he had the munchies and asked if they were going to help him out, or if he was going to have to get arrested to get home.