6:30 Christmas morning. 9-1-1 goes off. "9-1-1. what's your emergency?" Breathless, panicky voice "How do I get the cranberry sauce out of the can without it coming out in chunks?" "Open the other end and slide it out on a plate." "OH! THANK YOU! You are brilliant!" I wasn't considered so brilliant once I had to dispatch an officer over there to educate her on proper 9-1-1 usage. Merry Christmas, here's your citation. source: 4 years as 9-1-1 dispatcher/supervisor in rural Alaska

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