Despite the plethora of services that are available these days at the touch of a button, there are still those who seem determined to stick with calling 9-1-1 — even when there’s no actual emergency. Police in Pennsylvania say a man who called complaining of chest pains was fit as a fiddle, and actually just needed help fixing his air conditioning.
misuse of emergency system
Listen, I’m not going to get into whether or not you should be calling anyone for a substance that is illegal by federal law. Live your own life, Cousin Dusty used to say as he rode off into the sunset on his cool motorcycle. But don’t call 9-1-1 asking where you can buy some marijuana, because that is not an emergency. And again, federal law, crime, etc. [More]