August 24th, 2012

I laughed until I stopped

Posted in The Job - General by 200

Believe it or not, there are times of levity in the control room.

One of my colleagues is trawling through the open lots to see what’s going on around the force.

She finds one and starts laughing. That’s usually a cue for everyone near by to glance over to try and see the log that’s being looked at.

A woman has called in all of a panic saying she thinks the police ought to know. She’s received a text from her husband. It says that one of the lads at work has just received a call from someone saying that a bomb has been planted in the local Asda, in the Alphabetti Spaghetti display, and if it goes off it could spell disaster.

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  1. Geeorge says:

    For such a situation to occur, everyone must have been very bored indeed: call-takers, Police, caller and her friends and relations and even the general public.

    Perhaps things were a bit Q-U-I-E-T.

    Long may that continue.

    August 25th, 2012 at 11:50

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