What's the weirdest 911 call you've ever received?
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A question posted recently on Quora asked, "What was the weirdest call ever received on 911?" Farah Rogers, a 911 dispatcher and trainer, gave her opinion on the topic below. Check it out and add your own thoughts in the comments.
There is no way to know what the weirdest call at any agency is but I can tell you the weirdest call I ever recieved.
I got a 911 call from a female for her husband having chest pains. The ambulance checked out on scene and it ended up being a schizophrenic male chasing a female (and now my ambulance crew) with a machete. He then took off into the woods naked with said machete. Officers got dispatched and couldn't find him, a helicopter got sent and couldn't find him.
I got a second 911 call from a cell phone pinging next door about an hour later from a man laying on a garage floor saying a demon attacked him and he couldn't get up.
I thought maybe the first naked guy had attacked him.
That caller ended up being the naked guy with the machete. He hit himself with the machete. Officers got there and he started stabbing himself in the chest. They tazed him, disarmed him, took him to the hospital and got him on meds.
He barely had cuts (maybe a dull blade). He's fine now. He brought us cookies last weekend.